Family Law Spain

Filed under : Family Law

Family law is a wide field and there are many solutions both in the courts and as private agreements. Advice taken early as a precaution can be very helpful. When a conflict can only be resolved in court it is … Continued

Child abduction and international families

Filed under : Family Law

Many families will be spending time away on holiday in August. The return to school and work is always difficult but for families who live apart or have to return to different countries this can be even more difficult. Perhaps … Continued

Divorce and maintenance

Filed under : Family Law

In 1979 Lord Scarman sought to emphasise the principle of a clean break when a marriage ends in divorce –  “An object of the modern law is to encourage (the parties) to put the past behind them and to begin … Continued

Grounds of divorce

Filed under : Family Law

Working as a Family lawyer with a knowledge of English and Spanish laws and procedures one thing that stands out is the concept of no-fault divorce. Spain in line with many countries in Europe introduced no-fault divorce some years ago. … Continued

Getting a Divorce

Filed under : Family Law

Working as a Family lawyer with a knowledge of English and Spanish laws and procedures one thing that stands out is the concept of no-fault divorce. Spain in line with many countries in Europe introduced no-fault divorce some years ago. … Continued

Divorce in Spain or England

Filed under : Civil Law, Family Law

As an English and Spanish law firm we are often asked where it is “best to divorce”. Obviously, there is no standard answer to this as each case will depend on its merits and the particular circumstances. However, as we … Continued

Child Abduction

Filed under : Civil Law, Family Law, Litigation, Mediation

Changing your Children’s country of residence –  The summer holidays are coming to an end and for some families this means the end of a stay with a parent who lives or works in a different country. Perhaps the children … Continued

Custody & Maintenance Orders

Filed under : Family Law

Can a court order for maintenance or custody be modified? When the Court grants an order in family proceedings for separation, divorce or custody the financial, housing and visits will be considered at the time the order is made. As the … Continued