Category: Legal

Buying A Property in My Children’s Names (Minors)

Buying A Property in My Children’s Names (Minors)

Posted in: Legal

From time to time, we are approached by clients saying about buying a property in my children’s names? Or partly in their names. But they…

Recognition of Foreign Judgements

Recognition of Foreign Judgements

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The recognition of foreign judgements in Spain is a process called exequátur. This originates from French law and is a Latin word. It used to…

Court Process in Spain

Court Process in Spain

Posted in: Civil Law, Legal

How does the Court process in Spain work? Many people do not realise that the Court Process in Spain is not the same as in…

Car Hire Fraud/Scams

Car Hire Fraud/Scams

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Recently on the N332 Guardia Civil website there have been an incredible number of messages regarding car hire fraud from people “scammed” or tricked by…

Demand Guarantees

Demand Guarantees

Posted in: Civil Law, Legal

Many clients are aware that debts are sometimes covered by demand guarantees. Bank guarantees are probably the most familiar type of guarantees. These protect payments…

Dissolution of Joint Ownership

Dissolution of Joint Ownership

Just over a year ago we were approached regarding a dissolution of joint ownership. A few friends owned a property in the South of Spain…

Employees’ Hours must now be Recorded in Spain

Employees’ Hours must now be Recorded in Spain

Posted in: Legal

On March 8th, a new Law 8/2018 was approved in Spain. This comes into force on the 12th May 2019. As of this date, all…

Regulations Simplifying Circulation of Public Documents

Regulations Simplifying Circulation of Public Documents

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There have been new Regulations simplifying circulation of public documents. Citizens living in another country often have to present a document from their own country…