Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ejecución de una Sentencia de Divorcio Inglés ( Decree absolute) en España. Enforcing a UK Decree Absolute in Spain.

I got divorced in UK ( England) by consent, and according to the divorce Court Order and the agreement between us my wife will keep the English house and I will keep the Spanish House. The Spanish house was bought … Continue reading

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Debt collection in Spain. Cobro de deudas e impagados en España.

In times of financial crisis such as now we find that consultations about legal proceedings for debt recovery /collection at professional offices and Law firms are becoming more and more frequent. This week we would like to provide some concepts … Continue reading

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Desahucio y reclamacion de rentas novedades 2010. Eviction process in Spain. Recent changes in the law

My tenant is not paying the rent, What can I do? I have been advised that now the eviction process is faster in Spain and I can get back the property in weeks,  Is this correct? Dear reader, thank you … Continue reading

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BUYING A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ( restaurant in Spain): DETERMINING THE TAXES PAYABLE. COMPRAVENTA DE UN LOCAL DE NEGOCIO: LA IMPORTANCIA DE ESCOGER EL IMPUESTO A PAGAR.

We want to buy a restaurant in Alicante from its current owners, and have received contradictory information about the taxes to be paid for the purchase. Could you please confirm what taxes we should pay and how we should do … Continue reading

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Poder Notarial en Reino Unido ( Inglaterra y Gales) y en España: incapacidad. Enduring Power of Attorney ( EPA) and Lasting Power of attorney (LPA).Power of Attorney in United Kingdom and Spain.

My husband is becoming increasingly frail following a minor stroke suffered last year,. Is it still possible to prepare a Power of Attorney for use in the UK, and is there a Spanish equivalent? The UK rules concerning Powers of … Continue reading

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Letting contract. Renting: basic advice. Contrato arrendamiento, alquiler, consejos básicos

We have a neighbor who rented his house in Spain and his tenants only paid for the first month’s rent; they also owed the payments of water, electricity, etc. It took a lot of money and time (over a year), … Continue reading

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