Category: Family

Lasting Power of Attorney

Lasting Power of Attorney

Posted in: Civil, Family, Legal

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A lasting power of attorney (LPA) in the UK is a legal document that lets a person ‘donor’…

Gifting a Property – Donation

Gifting a Property – Donation

Posted in: Case studies, Family

Gifting property or money during someone’s lifetime is known in Spain as a donation or donacíon. Why would someone do this? Very simply, with inheritance…

Mental Incapacity

Mental Incapacity

Posted in: Case studies, Family

There are problems faced when a family member can no longer make decisions for themselves. They are said to “lack mental capacity”. Unfortunately, in some…

Divorce in the Courts

Divorce in the Courts

Posted in: Family

Please see our page on Divorce detailing the circumstances when this procedure can be used. There are really two types of proceedings; amicable and non-amicable.…

Emancipation of Minors

Emancipation of Minors

Posted in: Family

Emancipation of minors is a legal mechanism. It is how a minor is freed from control by their parents or guardians. Of course, also the…