Divorce

Wayne, Valencia

16/03/2019

Francisca was very informative and helpful. She handled my divorce professionally and made it easy for me throughout the process. Highly recommend and reasonable fees. Thank you, Francisca!

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Wayne Cherry, London, England

09/03/2019

Francisca was very informative and attentive to all of my inquiries and concerns. I would definitely be going back to her if needing her services again and would recommend her brilliant services.

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Candy, Cadiz

11/02/2019

Francisco was very responsive, supportive and understanding. Unfortunately, I had to use another lawyer who has helped me in another case.

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Divorce in Turkey

21/12/2018
Divorce in Turkey

Introduction For those who are married to a national of their own country, a divorce in that country brings the marriage to an end. However, if you have a Turkish spouse, a divorce in a foreign country will not have any legal effect in Turkey unless the divorce decree is recognised by the Turkish Courts. […]

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Divorce in Spain Overview

20/12/2018
Divorce in Spain Overview

Introduction Below you will find answers to some of the most common questions regarding divorce in Spain. Of course,  family law is a very broad topic as it impacts on many of the most important personal and financial relationships that  people tend to have. Of particular interest to many visitors to the website is the […]

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Distribution of Matrimonial Assets following divorce in Spain

19/12/2018
Distribution of Matrimonial Assets following divorce in Spain

The Application of Spanish Law Typically Spanish law is applied where a foreign national is resident in Spain and married to a Spanish national. Also, a married couple who are foreign nationals and who are habitually resident in Spain, may also request that a Spanish court applies Spanish law to their divorce application. If the […]

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Cost of Divorce in Spain

19/12/2018
Cost of Divorce in Spain

A common question we receive relates to the cost of divorce in Spain. Well, this very much depends on whether the divorce proceedings are amicable or not. If so, then you can avail of a procedure known colloquially as ‘Express Divorce‘ that the Spanish government introduced in 2005.  In this scenario, only one lawyer and […]

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Is it necessary for a spouse to give reasons for divorce in Spain?

18/12/2018
Is it necessary for a spouse to give reasons for divorce in Spain?

Until 2005, the laws in Spain – just like the laws currently in the UK – made it necessary for a petitioning spouse to give appropriate reasons for a divorce in Spain. in 2005 new legislation (Ley 15/2005) was enacted which completely overhauled the entire area of family law and in the process did away […]

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Spanish Divorce Law

18/12/2018
Spanish Divorce Law

  Spanish Divorce Law More and more often the subject of divorce in Spain arises where there are spouses  from different countries. This throws up the possibility of other states’ laws becoming relevant to the situation. So while Spanish divorce law is applicable, it does not operate in a vacuum and we must consider the laws […]

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International Divorce for UK Citizens

18/12/2018
International Divorce for UK Citizens

What are the practical implications of succeeding in having a divorce petition heard in one jurisdiction rather than another? Well, of course this rather depends on which jurisdictions we are comparing. Here we take a very brief look some major variations on how the law operates with regard to divorce proceedings in the UK and […]

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Is it possible to divorce when spouse lives in another country?

17/12/2018
Is it possible to divorce when spouse lives in another country?

As a result of the European Regulation 2201/2003 it is possible to know exactly when and under what circumstances it is possible to divorce when a spouse lives in another country. Many important aspects of a divorce decree can depend on the location of the spouses, for example, the location of the initial divorce application can determine […]

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Divorce in UK & Spanish Property

16/12/2018
Divorce in UK & Spanish Property

When a couple from another EU country with property interests in Spain get divorced in their country of origin, the question arises as to how to register the property in Spain on behalf of the spouse who has been awarded the property. Additionally there are important tax implications that need to be considered. Reference any […]

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Applying Foreign Laws to Divorce Proceedings in Spain

16/12/2018
Applying Foreign Laws to Divorce Proceedings in Spain

A British national was married to a British woman, with the couple having children below the age of majority. They had been living in Fuerteventura for the last 10 years. ———— The husband wished to initiate judicial divorce proceedings in order to obtain custody of the children and wanted to know which law would apply […]

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

15/12/2018
Is a Divorce Agreement, signed by the Spouses but not ratified in Court, still enforceable?

When a couple decide to separate, or indeed to get divorced, via the “mutually agreed” process, an agreement is drawn-up that reflects the (agreed) wishes of the two spouses, and is known as the “Convenio Regulador” or “Divorce Agreement”. The agreement can contain details that will govern the economic relationship post-separation as well as matters […]

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Property Tax on Divorce Settlements in Spain

14/12/2018
Property Tax on Divorce Settlements in Spain

I am a British national living in Spain, in a property jointly owned 50/50 with my spouse, which is valued at 300, 000 €. Our marriage has ended and we have decided to divorce here in Spain. My spouse would like to continue ownership of our property in Spain rather than selling to a third […]

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Colin Wilson, Australia

30/10/2018

Overall it was great. Rosa always answered all questions asked and provided clear, concise and well explained answers. When there was a delay in responding she did offer an apology which was appreciated. Rosa always instilled a sense of confidence that she knew exactly what was going on, what I was asking, and what the […]

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Julie Smith, Torrellano

20/04/2018

I can’t compliment my solicitor enough. From our initial meeting right through to my ultimate divorce (with no unpleasant surprises the entire duration of the entire process), he immediately responded to my many enquiries, always had mine and my daughter’s best interests at the forefront of any considerations and was well worth every penny of […]

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Robert Davies, Mallorca

12/03/2018

Very supportive and clear on producing a suitable divorce settlement. Efficient, understanding and professional.

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D slocombe, Spain

19/05/2017

Jose is very friendly and understanding. I am very satisfied and I would you use the same lawyer again in the future.

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Louise Kirby, Alicante

15/02/2017

Jose Antonio is a very dedicated lawyer. He ensures he has a deep understanding of the case and provides excellent advise on a range of issues. He has often replied to queries out of hours and works hard to provide the best outcome for his clients. His service is outstanding and I would highly recommend […]

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Stanley Jones, Llano del Camello

17/01/2017

I am very satisfied with Oliver, he was very helpful and always happy to assist. I would definitely use the same lawyer again in the future.

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Malcolm John Lewis, Germany

15/12/2016

Totally professional and helpful in every way, helped to solve problems that arose and so would recommend to anyone.

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Raquel Flores Camua, Abbotsford

12/12/2016

Rossana was excellent in all these qualities – responsiveness, understanding, value for money, ability to explain and provide appropriate legal solutions, approachability and professionalism. Couldn’t ask for more, extremely satisfied with her service and sincere attention to my interests.

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Centa P Cronin, Fuerteventura

26/11/2016

Beatriz was very friendly…easy to engage with….efficient service. She couldn’t have done more.

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CW, Ibiza

22/11/2016

Very knowledgeable and supportive from the outset. Made to feel very comfortable and nothing was too much trouble. Very highly recommended.

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Nick C, London

04/11/2016

I have to say he was excellent. Perfect English.I was dreading it and he appreciated my position and showed a lot of empathy. Fernando was very responsive with very quick turnaround. Explained all areas of the law in an understandable and uncomplicated way. Professional and cost effective. I deal with a lot with lawyers through […]

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Michael Anthony, Malaysia

19/08/2016

I found Francisco to be very understanding of my needs and was able to discuss frankly with him on sensitive and personal matters. I found Francisco to be extremely professional, helpful, knowledgeable and importantly very approachable. I would certainly recommend him to anyone who needed such services and I would certainly use him and his […]

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Property Tax Implications in Spain following Divorce

26/02/2016
Property Tax Implications in Spain following Divorce

for the tax benefits available and the simplicity of the subsequent registration procedure, such agreements should be clearly incorporated into the Divorce Agreement

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Kate Godbehere, Granada

25/02/2016

From the outset, Rosa was extremely professional, approachable, efficient and competent. Her level of English is extraordinary, something very much appreciated as it made life easier for me during an inherently difficult time. Her correspondence was always relevant, detailed, simply and clearly explained and expressed. Rosa was kindly, matter of fact, calm, patient and always […]

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Courts Will Accept Dación en Pago With Agreement of Only One Spouse

29/01/2016
Courts Will Accept Dación en Pago With Agreement of Only One Spouse

A practical example of this rule would be where a couple own a property jointly and are jointly and severally liable under a mortgage on the property, where the mother of one the spouses acts as guarantor.

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