Pre-nuptial contracts and matrimonial regimes

Filed under : Family Law

The concept of a “matrimonial regime” is one that is not familiar to people from the UK. In Spain and many other European countries when people marry, they either elect or decide on a matrimonial regime or, in default, the … Suite

Family Law Specialists

Filed under : Family Law

Our Specialist team of Family lawyers include both English and Spanish Lawyers to offer you the best advice and support in regards to English and Spanish family law cases in both countries. We also advise on all areas of family … Suite

Sharing a pension on divorce

Filed under : Family Law

In the UK courts there are provisions for sharing a pension or splitting a pension on divorce. In England this is either by a Pension Sharing Order or a Pension Splitting Order. This can be very important where the couple … Suite

Äktenskapsregim

Filed under : Family Law, Uncategorized, Wills, Probate & Inheritance

Konceptet “äktenskapsregim” är ett fenomen som normalt inte förekommer i Sverige. I Spanien och många andra europeiska länder när folk gifter sig, väljer de antingen äktenskapsregim eller att per automatik all egendom i äktenskapet omvandlas till gemensam egendom – så … Suite

Resolution

Filed under : Family Law

My colleague Reyes Gómez and I have just joined the UK Family Lawyers’ organization, RESOLUTION. Their aim is to encourage lawyers to seek settlements and avoid conflict when a family relationship breaks down. This can be as part of an … Suite

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 … Suite

Travelling with children

Filed under : Family Law

Travelling is very much part of our lives in Europe. If you are travelling with children it is very much taken for granted that you won´t have any problems provided you all have valid passports. However, if the children do … Suite

Family lawyers – a blessing or a curse

Filed under : Family Law

We all know good news is heard less often and that bad news sells newspapers. My good news this month is that family lawyers can, and indeed do, help couples whose relationship breaks down. In particular, where there are children … Suite

Contact and residence orders in Family cases

Filed under : Family Law

Re-establishing contact for a Father who had not seen his 11 year old daughter for 6 years We have successfully acted for a father who has been given a court order for contact with his 11 year old daughter after … Suite