Family Law Articles
I am splitting-up with my partner and I am wondering about the lease on our apartment. The lease is currently in my name. Who has rights to the apartment?
Conscious of the difficult financial situation in which many people find themselves, judges are nowadays prepared to permit somewhat surprising reductions in child maintenance and alimony provisions, previously agreed by the parents of the child or awarded by the court.
In some cases, in my opinion, it might be maintained that it would be possible to enforce terms of a separation when the spouses have decided to live apart and have agreed verbally such terms as, for example, child maintenance payments.
On the 2nd of July, when the new law was launched, the media were very quick to publish the following headlines: “Divorce for €95 before a notary!”
As a result, in the case of the British couple, it was possible for the husband to rely on Spanish law, since English law was not accredited by the other party in the manner that previously we have described as necessary.
How can a property in Spain, owned by a non-resident couple who have divorced in their country of origin, have the title transferred to the spouse who is to retain ownership, and what are the taxation implications?
Unfortunately, examples of this type of activity can be found all too frequently…however judicial procedures …deal with these types of situation – both to prevent them from occurring in the first place and to restore matters…
What is the most tax efficient way of distributing property in Spain among co-owners when going through divorce proceedings?