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Cost
$76.50 / year

Open from 18 October 2015

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About .ABOGADO


.LAW and .ABOGADO are restricted TLDs that aim to promote trust in the professional legal community by creating exclusive online spaces in which lawyers that are regulated and licensed to practice law can present themselves in a distinctive and memorable manner. In order to fulfil this mission, the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs will offer domain names only to those verified applicants which satisfy the eligibility criteria detailed below. The strict eligibility criteria, which will be applied through a validation process, will enhance the integrity of the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs and ensure that internet users have the confidence that a .LAW or .ABOGADO registrant is an appropriately regulated and licensed legal professional.

About .abogado

.LAW and .ABOGADO are restricted TLDs that aim to promote trust in the professional legal community by creating exclusive online spaces in which lawyers that are regulated and licensed to practice law can present themselves in a distinctive and memorable manner. In order to fulfil this mission, the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs will offer domain names only to those verified applicants which satisfy the eligibility criteria detailed below. The strict eligibility criteria, which will be applied through a validation process, will enhance the integrity of the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs and ensure that internet users have the confidence that a .LAW or .ABOGADO registrant is an appropriately regulated and licensed legal professional.

Type: Generic

Status: Taking registrations for GA.


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Launch Information


All times are UTC and 24-clock, unless otherwise stated.

Phase Dates Allocation Cost Eligibility
Sunrise Starts
30 Jul '15 01:00
Ends
28 Sep '15 00:00
First come, first served $493.00 TMCH Validation
General Availability Starts
19 Oct '15 01:00
First come, first served $76.50 See Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements


  1. In order to be eligible to register (and continue to be a registrant of) a domain name in the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs, the registrant must be a Qualified Lawyer. For the purposes of this eligibility criteria, a Qualified Lawyer is a professional who is licensed to practice law by an approved regulator of legal services in a given jurisdiction. A Qualified Lawyer must be identifiable as a currently licensed practitioner in the public records kept by the relevant approved regulator.
  2. Applications for domain names in .LAW and .ABOGADO using a registrar proxy or privacy service or any other service having an equivalent effect will not be allowed.

General Remarks


Reserved Domain Names

Some domain names are reserved names; these are names which are ineligible for registration due to ICANN restrictions or Registry Operator designation. Certain Domain names have been classified as Premium and will be sold at higher prices. If you wish to apply for a Premium domain name, please email support@lexsynergy.com to process your application.

General Capabilities


Setting Detail
Type Restricted
Supports Internationalisation (IDN) Yes
Supports DNSSEC No
Supports Backorders Yes
Supports Privacy Yes
Supports API Access Yes
Supports Dispute Resolution Yes
Subject to ICANN Guidelines Yes
Maximum Registration Period 10 years

Registration Details - Restricted


About .abogado

.LAW and .ABOGADO are restricted TLDs that aim to promote trust in the professional legal community by creating exclusive online spaces in which lawyers that are regulated and licensed to practice law can present themselves in a distinctive and memorable manner. In order to fulfil this mission, the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs will offer domain names only to those verified applicants which satisfy the eligibility criteria detailed below. The strict eligibility criteria, which will be applied through a validation process, will enhance the integrity of the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs and ensure that internet users have the confidence that a .LAW or .ABOGADO registrant is an appropriately regulated and licensed legal professional.

About .abogado

.LAW and .ABOGADO are restricted TLDs that aim to promote trust in the professional legal community by creating exclusive online spaces in which lawyers that are regulated and licensed to practice law can present themselves in a distinctive and memorable manner. In order to fulfil this mission, the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs will offer domain names only to those verified applicants which satisfy the eligibility criteria detailed below. The strict eligibility criteria, which will be applied through a validation process, will enhance the integrity of the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs and ensure that internet users have the confidence that a .LAW or .ABOGADO registrant is an appropriately regulated and licensed legal professional.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to register (and continue to be a registrant of) a domain name in the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs, the registrant must be a Qualified Lawyer or Authorized Legal Institutions (i.e., law firms, law schools, legal regulators such as bar associations, and courts of law). For the purposes of this eligibility criteria, a Qualified Lawyer is a professional who is licensed to practice law by an approved regulator of legal services in a given jurisdiction. A Qualified Lawyer must be identifiable as a currently licensed practitioner in the public records kept by the relevant approved regulator.

The registry has expanded the .law & .abogado eligibility policy and will now allow Authorized Legal Institutions (i.e., law firms, law schools, legal regulators such as bar associations, and courts of law), subject to verification, to secure a .law or .abogado domain. 
 
For further information on eligibility, please go to the “Eligibility” section at http://nic.law/eligibilitycriteria/

Required Information

In order to be able to verify the eligibility of a .LAW or .ABOGADO domain name applicant, the registry will require that applicants provide the following additional information at the time of their application:

* The name of their Regulator

* The date of their registration with their Regulator

* The reference number of their registration with their Regulator

* The jurisdiction of their Regulator

The .LAW and .ABOGADO registries will engage an independent third party to carry out the verification of applicants against the eligibility criteria. The .LAW and .ABOGADO registries reserve the right for this third party to contact applicants in order to request any further information or supporting documentation that it deems necessary to satisfy itself as to whether or not an applicant meets the requirements of this eligibility cpolicy. Please note, validated registrant information may be made public.

As the .LAW and .ABOGADO TLDs are open to registrations by registrants from anywhere in the world, what constitutes an appropriately regulated and licensed legal professional may vary between jurisdictions. For this reason, the .LAW and .ABOGADO Registries reserve the right to ask for any further proof of eligibility they consider appropriate and to exercise their complete discretion in the acceptance and rejection of applicants to ensure that the spirit of the eligibility criteria is met, in order to fulfil their mission of creating trusted online spaces for only regulated and licensed legal professionals.

Certain domain names have been classified as Premium and will be sold at higher prices. If you wish to apply for a Premium domain name please email support@lexsynergy.com to process your application.

Setting Detail
Registration Wait Time Requires Verification
Requires Local Presence No
Maximum Registration Period 10 years
Refund Grace Period 0 days
Nameserver Limits No limit

Transfer Details


Setting Detail
Supports Transfer Yes
Supports Transfer Passwords No
Requires Transfer Passwords Yes
Transfer Mode Transfer and Renew

Prices


Action/Phase Price
General Availability $76.50
Transfer †* $76.50
Renewal $76.50
Sunrise †‡ $493.00
Landrush †‡ $17,850.00
Backorder $117.30
Restore †* $170.00

does not apply to premium domains

may not include first year of registration

* may not include renewal

Disclaimer


The above information is provided by registry operators and/or other third parties and may change without further notice. Prior to relying on the aforesaid information, we recommend seeking confirmation by emailing support@lexsynergy.com.