Category Archives: Wills and Probate Spain and UK

TITULO: Derecho testamentario y sucesorio español: El Reglamento Europeo 650/2012, testamentos y herencias de extranjeros en España.

CONSULTA: Sres abogados, He sido informado por mi asesor que los testamentos realizados por extranjeros en España, debido a un reciente cambio en la ley en España, serán ilegales dentro de poco, al no ser que se firme un codicilo. … Continue reading

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Spanisches Erbschafts- und Nachfolgerecht: Europäische Verordnung 650/2012, Testamente und Erbschaften ausländischer Bürger in Spanien.

FRAGE: Sehr geehrte Anwälte, Mein Steuerberater hat mich informiert, dass aufgrund einer gesetzlichen Änderung, die Testamente ausländischer Bürger in Spanien in Kürze nicht mehr gültig sind, es sei denn, es wird ein Kodizill beigefügt. Ist dies nach Spanischem Erbschaftsrecht möglich? … Continue reading

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DRAFTING AND SIGNING A SPANISH WILL OUT OF SPAIN

CONSULTATION: Dear Lawyers, My mother has properties in Costa Blanca but cannot fly out to Spain for health reasons. She has not made a Spanish Will and she wants to make one. Could you please inform if there is a … Continue reading

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Wills and Probate Spanish Law. Disinheritance in Spain. Consequences of leaving nothing in the Will to the forced or legal heirs under Spanish succession law.

QUERY: Hi, I am a British citizen and a Spanish close friend of mine has passed away appointed me in his Will as the sole and only beneficiary. He also pointed out in the Will that he did not want … Continue reading

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Derecho de sucesiones. La desheredación en derecho español. ¿ Qué pasa cuando se deshereda y no se deja dejar nada en el testamento a los herederos forzosos?.

CONSULTA: Hola, soy inglesa y un amigo muy cercano que era español me nombró como su única heredera en su testamento, señalando además que no quería que sus padres heredaran porque se habían portado mal con él durante su vida, … Continue reading

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Succession Law Probate. The European Parliament’s proposal on international Inheritance. The applicable law. The need for citizens from countries with freedom to testate: UK, Ireland, etc. to review their Last Spanish Wills Contesting a Will.

According to the press service of the European Parliament a legislative proposal was approved on 13-03-2012 with the intention to avoid legal disputes and simplify inheritance when dealing with cross border issues. In fact according to the European Union around … Continue reading

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MAKE A SPANISH WILL IS A “MUST”

Dear Mr Baos, do I really need to have a Spanish Will? It seems to me like all my friends already have one but it had never occurred to me until I heard them continuously talking in acronyms language about … Continue reading

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SUCCESSION LAW IN SPAIN.- The Executor (Albacea) under Spanish Law, comparison with the English Executor

    Consultation: My name is S.Y. and I would like to have a Spanish Will drafted. I have been told about the possibility of appointing a Spanish equivalent to an Executor and I would like to know the implications … Continue reading

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SPANISH INHERITANCE AND GIFT TAX. legal and tax plan, minimise, reduce, avoid the taxes to be paid. The importance of a correct tax and legal advice.

PLANNING YOUR SUCCESSION TAX COULD SAVE YOUR BENEFICIARIES THOUSANDS OF EUROS IN INHERITANCE AND /OR -GIFT TAXES. Many of us are not aware of how the Inheritance Tax (IHT),   process works in Spain  and therefore we do not know the … Continue reading

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PLANIFICACIÓN Y AHORRO EN EL IMPUESTOS SUCESIONES. La importancia de una asesoría fiscal y legal.

PLANIFICAR CORRECTAMENTE SU SUCESIÓN PUEDE AHORRAR A SUS BENEFICIARIOS MILES DE EUROS EN EL PAGO DEL IMPUESTO DE SUCESIONES Y DONACIONES. Muchos de nosotros no somos conscientes del funcionamiento del Impuesto de Sucesiones y Donaciones (ISD),  y de lo que … Continue reading

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