Inheritance Tax Service in Alicante

  • Jose Antonio
    Jose Antonio is a highly-experienced lawyer in the Alicante area of Spain. With offices in the centre of Alicante Capital, Jose-Antonio has offered expert legal advice for more than 10 years to English-speakers involved in Property transactions and contractual disputes as well as family law, inheritance and business formation.

Client Testimonials

Below is a list of recent client testimonials received from previous clients, obtained via Wufoo client survey platform:

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    David Grundy, UK
    Friday, August 24, 2018
    Jose was very polite and we received an excellent service from him. Nothing was to much trouble and his communication was 2nd to none. Highly recommended!
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    John Ryan, Derby, England
    Wednesday, August 08, 2018
    A perfect relationship between client and professional. Nothing was too much trouble.

    Went over and above his job and more. I would only use his services if I need legal services. I were very lucky... to find Jose first time round.

    Thank you jose
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    Ronald Peter Downs, Spain
    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    A lady staff member took us under her wing and managed to sort out my residency. Overall no complaints.
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    George Salib, London
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Jose Antonio was very professional and has assisted me in every step of the purchase of my flat in Alicante.

    He also assisted me by advising of the most suitable area according to my needs. His com...mitment and dedication is excellent.

    Jose Antonio was very easy to approach and happy to help in any way he can.

    I will definitely recommend him to my family and friends.
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    Julie Smith, Torrellano
    Friday, April 20, 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 respo...nded 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 his extremely reasonable fee.

    Excellent value for money, totally approachable and very professional and understanding. I highly recommend him and will continue to retain his services for other matters in the future.
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    Stephen Grundy, Alicante
    Thursday, February 01, 2018
    Jose-Antonio's services are exemplary. Very satisfied and would definitely use this lawyer again.
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    Delphine Harrison, England
    Thursday, December 21, 2017
    Jose was excellent from my initial contact to the exchange of the contracts, always responding quickly to my emails even out of work hours, very professional and understanding.

    Jose made the whole... experience stress free and quite enjoyable, I would highly recommend him for anybody needing legal advise or business abroad.
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    JMB, Alicante
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    Jose-Antonio was very helpful, always happy to assist. I was very satisfied with the service and would definitely use this lawyer again.
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    Eric Van Der Straeten, Belgium
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    Mr. Sempere Gelardo was a pleasure to work with. This lawyer has an understanding of difficult matters that surpasses most of his colleagues.

    He replied to my demand the next day and in fluent Engl...ish assisted me in the case I presented to him.

    His professionalism, together with a lot of empathy, gave me a feeling of security. The results were of the same high standard.

    I can only thank him and would recommend him to anybody who is in need of legal assistance in the region of Alicante.
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    Dariush Mirzajani, Scotland
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    My solicitor was very honest and helpful. I am recommending him to my friends on their legal matters - everything was above my expectations.
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    John Wedlake, Murro de Alcoi, Spain
    Sunday, July 30, 2017
    Very satisfied with Jose-Antonio's service, in particular I appreciated the completely honest appraisal of the situation. Will definitely use this service again.
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    Frode Rødøy, Horadada
    Friday, July 14, 2017
    He was very good at explaining my position and my chances to win / not win the case. He gave me many good advises in the process. He explained how the legal system works in Spain and how I best could ...position myself in order to win the case.

    The result of the case was an agreement outside the court where I got it exactly how I wanted. Perfect!
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    D slocombe, Spain
    Friday, May 19, 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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    Richard Anthony Poole, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Wednesday, May 03, 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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    Mike Hartley, United Kingdom
    Monday, March 27, 2017
    Jose was extremely helpful, he couldn't have done more. I´m very Satisfied and I definitely use the same lawyer again in the future if I need it.
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    Jmb, Alicante
    Monday, February 27, 2017
    José is extremely helpful, couldn't have done more. I am satisfied with the service provided by my lawyer.
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    Eric Ward, Solihull
    Friday, February 24, 2017
    José did more than I expected to help me in my situation.

    He was, at all times, helpful, patient, tuned-in to my needs, polite and courteous. I would not hesitate to recommend him to others, in my... situation.

    A good, understanding lawyer!
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    Qiqin Wei, Spain
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    Jose was extremely helpful, couldn't have done more. I am very satisfied I definitely use the same lawyer again in the future.
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    Louise Kirby, Alicante
    Wednesday, February 15, 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 work...s hard to provide the best outcome for his clients.

    His service is outstanding and I would highly recommend him.
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    Alan and Ann, Denia and UK
    Wednesday, February 01, 2017
    Very hard working and obliging. Always available for calls and emails from the UK. Over a very extended period Jose remained very focused, professional and friendly.

    We'd have no hesitation in reco...mmending Jose Antonio to others.

    As buyers from the UK we were very grateful for his guidance and professional expertise.
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    Tony McHugh, Monte Pego
    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    Jose was very helpful and kept us well informed and looked after our interests on the actual exchange day rather than being bullied by the vendors legal solicitor.

    Considering it was all done from ...a distance and via email the transactions all went very smoothly thanks to Jose.
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    Svein Skovly, Norway
    Friday, January 06, 2017
    My wife and I are very pleased with the services we received when we acquired an apartment near Alicante.

    We have also been assisted in resolving practical issues regarding the take over of our apa...rtment. We definitely see that we have received great value for money.

    I definitely recommend José A., and we will seek his advise again if needed.
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    Leigh Weatherell, Kenya
    Tuesday, December 13, 2016
    Jose's professionalism, protectiveness and attention to detail is second to none.
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    AS, Denmark
    Thursday, December 08, 2016
    Jose was very helpful, always happy to assist. I am very satisfied the service provided by my lawyer.
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    Robert Ludlam, UK
    Thursday, November 24, 2016
    Jose was very helpful and responded to my question by return. I would definitely use the same lawyer again in the future.
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    Simon, England
    Friday, October 28, 2016
    I have had many dealings with solicitors (lawyers) both in Spain and the UK
    But I have never found one as easy to deal with that looks entirely after the interest of his client’s as Jose.

    This a considerable advantage if you are a non-Spanish speaking English man like I am. There is also a considerable advantage as most solicitors in Spain charge the same money so Jose is extremely good value.
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    AD, Alicante
    Saturday, October 15, 2016
    Jose gave me information on tax implications of different inheritance options, with forms, figures and useful advice for the future.

    He was very friendly and approachable, I would you use the same again in the future.
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    R Theobald, UK
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    Jose was very helpful and couldn't have done more for us.The advise was good and very professional. He is very easy to deal with and we would highly recommend him.
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    S & J Barron, England
    Wednesday, October 05, 2016
    Jose Antonio was very understanding and patient. I am very Satisfied, he couldn't have done more.
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    CSA, Alicante
    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    Jose Antonio always got back to us promptly and was very good at explaining the legal terms so that we could fully grasp the implications of any Court processes.

    He was pragmatic and although posit...ive, kept us informed of possible outcomes both positive and negative. This enabled us to make informed decisions at all times. At all times, I felt that Jose Antonio had confidence in his own ability and was fully competent, without being arrogant.


The team in Alicante

We provide compassionate, thoughtful and knowledgeable legal advice to beneficiaries and those managing the probate administration process in Alicante. Should you need advice on how to deal with your estate or if you require assistance with administering an inheritance on behalf of beneficiaries, please do not hesitate to contact us for immediate assistance.

For those who are planning for the future we offer a comprehensive Wills drafting service so that you can ensure that your Spanish estate is dealt with in a tax efficient manner.


Code of Reasonable Fees

While this law firm is particularly suitable for managing those inheritance issues faced by non-resident beneficiaries, clients will not face elevated charges or fees as a result.

Our clients can expect to receive a quotation that is at or below the recommended guideline prices by the Law Society of Alicante.


 Service Features

This Probate Service is designed specifically with the English-speaking client in mind and makes provision for all possible situations.

The service includes the following features as well as continuous support from English-speaking lawyers:

  • Assistance obtaining a legalised copy of the death certificate.
  • Arrangement of a legal copy of any existing will.
  • Verification of the existence of any life insurance policies.
  • Power of Attorney to avoid excessive travel costs*
  • Inheritance Acceptance Deed drawn-up with the public notary.
  • Payment of Inheritance Tax at the office of Hacienda.
  • New titles in the inherited assets are inscribed in the relevant registry**
  • Simultaneous sale or disposal of assets if required (additional fee)

* Minor UK notary costs may apply
** Spanish government charges will apply


Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers in Spain. These support services include:

  1. Verification of the regulatory status of your lawyer.
  2. Fees as recommended by the Spanish Law Societies
  3. Legal fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  4. Services levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  5. All lawyers must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  6. Lawyers’ proficiency in English monitored.
  7. Continuous quality controls and reviews.


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