Probate Law

Kevin, Algarobba Costa

08/01/2019

Clear information throughout, well explained and always had my confidence.

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Last Wills & Testaments in Turkey

21/12/2018
Last Wills & Testaments in Turkey

Why Make a Will? If you die intestate, your estate will be wound up according to the rules of intestacy. These can quite often be very complicated. By making a Turkish will you may help your successors avoid time-consuming and costly legal proceedings and to suffer unnecessarily due to complications that may arise during the […]

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Inheritance Tax in Turkey

21/12/2018
Inheritance Tax in Turkey

The main laws governing inheritance in Turkey are the Turkish Civil Code, Law on Code of International Private and Procedural Law, and the Code of Civil Procedure. The main principle regarding jurisdiction over real property is that property is regulated by the laws where it is located. Turkish law is therefore the applicable law governing […]

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Inheritance Tax Galicia

20/12/2018

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Gift Tax in Spain – on gifts of UK Property

16/12/2018
Gift Tax in Spain – on gifts of UK Property

Gifting is Commonplace It has become quite common in recent years in the UK, for those of advanced years and uncertain health, to gift their property in the UK to their children and thereby not be forced to sell said assets to pay for care charges that would otherwise be applicable. While we do not […]

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New Inheritance Laws in Spain

16/12/2018
New Inheritance Laws in Spain

I am an English person resident in Spain and I am in the process of putting my assets in Spain in order and will be drawing-up a will. Can you explain whether Spanish or English law would be applied to the distribution of my assets? Also, I heard there are new inheritance laws in Spain, is […]

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Spanish Wills for Expats

15/12/2018
Spanish Wills for Expats

British clients who had just purchased a Spanish property were interested to know if it was necessary or even advisable to draft special Spanish Wills for Expats, now that they had assets in Spain. They did not know if at some time in the future they were likely to become resident in Spain. Since the […]

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Spanish Inheritance Tax for Non-Residents

14/12/2018
Spanish Inheritance Tax for Non-Residents

Discrimination According to the ECJ Until the 31st of December 2014, Spanish inheritance tax for non-residents (ie European Union citizens not ordinarily resident in Spain)  was discriminatory as compared to European Union citizens who were resident in Spain, the former not being able to avail of extensive deductions and exemptions that substantially reduced the amount […]

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Tax Demands sent by the Valencia Tax Authority likely Illegal

13/12/2018
Tax Demands sent by the Valencia Tax Authority likely Illegal

Many property purchasers (and also beneficiaries under Wills or those who have been gifted property) in the Valencia Region received a “supplementary tax demand” for the stamp duty (Impuesto de Transmisiones Patrimoniales) or the inheritance and gift tax (Impuesto sobre Sucesiones y Donaciones). This tax demand has been issued by the tax authority in the […]

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Stephen Hill, England

15/08/2018

Excellent service, quick response, understood our requirements. Would definitely recommend Luis to our friends.

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Chuck Stone, USA

31/07/2018

Alfonso provided the official translation I required and responded in a timely and professional manner. Great job! The service was excellent.

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Michael Bates, UK

27/07/2018

Francisco was very easy to deal with. Very professional. Would not hesitate to recommend him to friends.

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Jason Yorke, United Kingdom

19/07/2018

Beatriz was really helpful and always kept me informed at all stages. She is very professional and a pleasure to deal with.

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Patrick Crean, Almerimar

05/07/2018

Juan was fantastic. Very easy to understand and very pleasant. I would definitely use his service again.

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Susanna Buckley, United Kingdom

20/06/2018

Lidia is very approachable and friendly and I never felt that anything was a problem. She was also very sympathetic to my situation (my mother had passed away) and supportive. As soon as she was contracted, she acted quickly to sort things out so that I could return home to the UK as soon as […]

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Ken & Margaret, Torrevieja

24/05/2018

Pedro was extremely helpful, he couldn’t have done more. We would definitely recommend his services to friends.

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Barry Gracey, Melbourne, Australia

07/05/2018

I found Jaime helpful and responded promptly to my emails. I was very happy with the service provided and if needed would use him in the future

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Nigel Bateman (Fuengirola)

09/04/2018

Excellent service, very reasonable, fluent English and totally professional. I would not hesitate to recommend this highly skilled team.

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Julia Alcock, Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria

22/02/2018

Esther was very friendly and approachable. She was professional and answered any questions I asked. We would definitely use her again in the future.

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Richard & Maria, United Kingdom

10/01/2018

Rossana was perfect for our needs. Always helpful and supportive, particularly when we were becoming anxious about the continuing Spanish property and inheritance taxes, she always explained how these were calculated. We have dealt remotely (email/text/phone) and in face to face meetings and would have no hesitation in future instructions or recommending to others.

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John Crompton, UK

25/11/2017

Very satisfied with the service that Oliver provided. Oliver was professional, approachable and his fees were very reasonable. I will definitely use his services again!

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Nicole d’Amonville, Palma de Mallorca

22/11/2017

María was extremely helpful, responsive, understanding and very good at explaining the legal aspects of my case. She was a true professional from beginning to end. Thank you, María!

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Sarah Finnagan, England

21/09/2017

Francisco was fantastic and helped me through every single step and helping understanding everything. Price was very reasonable i have no complaints at all. Very easy to get hold of and very quick at responding would definitely go back to him – thankyou so much Francisco for everything.

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K West, Nerja

07/08/2017

Beatriz spoke English more or less fluently, and put me and my wife at ease with what can be a difficult process. She could have improved on written communication at the end of the process but would definitely use her services again.

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Michael Tenerife, UK

07/08/2017

Rosa excelled in all of the criteria listed for evaluation. Extremely responsive, understanding, professional, and offered great value for money. Rosa explained the situation clearly and provided the clearest solution every time. I just can’t imagine how Rosa could have done more. Truly excellent service.

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Jackie Stevenson, Gran Canaria

19/07/2017

Esther is informative and extremely helpful and above all very professional. I would definitely use the same lawyer again in the future.

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Aziz Oudjida, Mijas Flores

02/06/2017

We couldn’t have hoped for better lawyer than Mr Francisco. He is always responsive, always available and approachable, with a remarkable ability to explain and provide legal solution. But more important, he strikes me as a very good and genuine person, honest and very competent. I can say without a doubt in my mind that […]

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Richard Anthony Poole, Johannesburg, South Africa

03/05/2017

Very responsive, very understanding, value for money, has a great ability to explain and provide the appropriate legal solutions, very approachable and very professional in dealing me.

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LM, Ibiza

10/03/2017

Cristina was amazing and very helpful and i would highly recommend her services again. I am very satisfied and I definitely would use the same lawyer again in the future.

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Jim Shanks, Denia

09/03/2017

Manuel is a consummate professional with a quietly confident manner that is highly reassuring to the layperson unversed in legal matters. I will definitely use Manuel´s services in the future should such need arise. Highly recommended.

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