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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Beatriz responded immediately to my first approach and always quickly thereafter, understood and knew the law/background, carried out local activities in addition on my behalf, good value for money, helped us through an unfamiliar situation very well in a personable and pleasant way. People had warned me the key to this was finding a trustworthy […]
It was a pleasure to deal with Francisco. He spoke excellent English. He was professional and courteous at all times, and responded to any queries I had by return, taking time to explain complicated legal procedure in a manner I could understand. For the work Francisco did, his charges were good value for money. I […]
According to the article 9 of the Spanish Civil Code, the law applicable to an inheritance is determined by the nationality of the deceased. The 8th section of the referred to article specifies that, regarding the applicable law, there is no distinction made as a result of the location of the assets. Impact of EU Regulation No 650/2012 […]
The level of support I was given, both in terms of speed of response and clarity of what the process was and what I needed to do. The lawyer was very approachable and gave me confidence the were solutions to any problems that arose. I will forever me grateful to the lawyer for helping me […]
His responsiveness was always prompt, but I felt even though I was extremely transparent in my communication, we didn’t always get the information that was asked for, and consequently things took a bit more time to complete. Overall I was very satisfied with the service and would definitely use this service again.
My lawyer explained everything clearly and was transparent about fees and costs throughout. He was very friendly and helpful, kept in touch regularly to keep me informed and always made my options clear to me as well as being very thorough and dedicated to working in my best interests. Very pleased with the service provided […]
My lawyer spoke English more or less fluently and was very helpful. He responded quickly to my request, understood the issues concerned and provided understandable and useful advice. A clearer pricing structure would have been helpful. However, I was satisfied with the service and would definitely use this lawyer again.
An Overview Of Spanish Inheritance Tax In Spain it is a standard practice to apply the law of a person’s nationality to any wills made with regard to their Spanish assets. However, this does not mean that inheritance tax is also determined in this way. Spanish inheritance tax must be paid in Spain if the […]
I appreciated the in-depth information, time and willingness to explore all angles to help what was a difficult situation. As I had previously had very unsatisfactory dealings legally in Spain I left my appointment feeling that I had found a Practice that was honourable and trustworthy….very happy to recommend.