2012 Finally the European Regulation No 650/2012 has been approved concerning succession and the creation of an European Certificate of Succession. Just like we announced in our previous articles, this new regulation was passed and ratified by Spain, and it will apply, as per its article No. 20, even when it affects persons from countries […]
Spanish Wills (signed in Spain or in the UK)
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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 of this, and also if I should appoint one or not. Dear reader, Thank you for your […]
Validity of a Spanish holographic Will granted by a foreigner in Spain. Testament without intervention of the Spanish Public Notary. Spanish Wills handwritten by a English person (British). Applicable law, It is valid in Spain?.
Dear Sirs, My sister, who like me was a British citizen, sadly passed away few months ago. She left a handwritten and signed Will leaving her Spanish property to me. Unfortunately there is no other Will in the UK or Spain. This Will was not signed in front of a Spanish Notary and it was […]