Powers of attorney

Filed under : Civil Law, Family Law

Powers of attorney can be very helpful particularly between a couple, family or friends who jointly own property. It is important to take advice and to keep clear records if you hold a power of attorney. The involvement of an … Continued

Property injunctions – Boundary disputes

Filed under : Civil Law, Property

In Spain it is possible to obtain court injunctions where there is evidence that a neighbour is building on part of your property or building without a licence and the construction affects your property rights. For example, if you live … Continued

European Enforcement orders

Filed under : Civil Law, Litigation

Do you have a debt with an individual who owns property or assets in Spain? The European Regulation  – Reglamento (CE) 44/2001 del Consejo, de 22 de diciembre de 2000 –  allows judgements and orders from other European courts to … 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

Business debt & debt recovery

Filed under : Civil Law, Commercial Law

Owning, running and managing a business in Spain during the crisis was a real challenge. Unpaid invoices and accounts can cause immediate cash flow problems and build up longer term issues for both small and large companies. Now we are … 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