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

Joint custody

Filed under : Civil Law, Family Law

The number of legal cases in which parents request joint custody is increasing.  However, every Court decision relating to the custody should aim at securing the best interests of the child on the separation of the family. Joint Custody can … Continued

Custody of children when moving abroad

Filed under : Family Law

This is an important issue as moving to another country with your children without the agreement of both parents can have a disastrous effect. Relocation of children can be agreed but the failure to ensure you have an agreement or … Continued

Family agreements for children

Filed under : Family Law

Many families travel back to their home countries at Christmas or come to Spain to visit parents and siblings. If children of the family are living with one parent who has custody and visiting another parent it is very important … Continued