Family Law Articles

Dealing with a leased property when separating from partner

09/06/2017
Dealing with a leased property when separating from partner

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?

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Reduction of Child Support & Alimony Agreements in Spain

26/04/2016
Reduction of Child Support & Alimony Agreements in Spain

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.

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Child Custody & Visitation Rights in Spain

31/03/2016
Child Custody & Visitation Rights in Spain

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?

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Is a Divorce Agreement, signed by the Spouses but not ratified in Court, still enforceable?

28/10/2015
Is a Divorce Agreement, signed by the Spouses but not ratified in Court, still enforceable?

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.

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Divorce Proceedings before Notaries permitted by New Spanish Legislation

27/09/2015
Divorce Proceedings before Notaries permitted by New Spanish Legislation

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!”

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Applying Foreign Laws to Divorce Proceedings in Spain

29/06/2015
Applying Foreign Laws to Divorce Proceedings in Spain

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.

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How to Minimise Costs of Divorce & Property Settlements in Spain

27/05/2015
How to Minimise Costs of Divorce & Property Settlements in Spain

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?

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Judicial Procedures for cases of Parental child abduction in Spain

26/05/2015
Judicial Procedures for cases of Parental child abduction in Spain

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…

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Fundamental Factors in International Divorce

11/04/2015
Fundamental Factors in International Divorce

…when considering the difficult and complex situations that arise with separations and divorces, either between married couples or those in domestic partnerships it is necessary to bear in mind three fundamental factors:

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Tax Consequences of Divorce and Property Distribution in Spain

12/03/2015
Tax Consequences of Divorce and Property Distribution in Spain

What is the most tax efficient way of distributing property in Spain among co-owners when going through divorce proceedings?

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