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A Padron – who should register?

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Officially all residents in Spain are required by law to register on the padrón, yet many British ex-pats still have not done so. Perhaps some view the padrón as a means of vigilance by the state, in ‘big-brother’ fashion. However, in reality, it is simply a way for the town hall to know how many people live in their area,... Read more »

What is Spanish Solutions Role When Purchasing a Property in Spain?

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From the first time clients meet the Spanish Solutions team, often after a referral from a friend or family member, they really trust Spanish Solutions. We can understand why. Many clients often ask us can they purchase their spanish property directly from Spanish Solutions as they know they would receive honest unbiased advice. We have processed 8,000 deals since 2005.... Read more »

Suing For Personal Injury

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We see many different cases of people wishing to sue a person or company for personal injury in Spain and this is a brief guide of what to be aware of with those type of cases. Clients need to be aware they need you need to be able to PROVE that the injury was definitely caused by the other party’s... Read more »

No Win No Fee – As Easy as 1,2,3

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Not so many years ago, No Win No Fee cases were almost unheard of in Spain, now that is no longer the case. Some law firms, including us, will consider legal cases and put up the upfront costs on some occasions. These cases have to be serious cases, involving a serious negligence or loss. It is very unlikely that a... Read more »

Documentation Legalisation and Apostilles

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When legal documents from one country (say for example a UK death certificate) are being used for a process in another country, they require an apostille under the Hague Convention. This is because all documents issued by a foreign authority (non-Spanish) or foreign Public Notary must be validated according to the correspondent legalisation procedure within the country where the document... Read more »

Carrascoy and El Valle Natural Park

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The Carrascoy and El Valle Natural Park is a protected area not far from Murcia (about 6km) close to the district of La Alberca and easily reached by hire car. The park covers an area in excess of 16000 hectares, reaches heights of 1000 metres and the landscape is dominated by dense forests of Aleppo pine. There are over 600... Read more »

Power of Attorney (POA)

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This is the process whereby you nominate someone to transact on your behalf, for example to buy or sell houses, open bank accounts and sign documents. This can be between partners and on a reciprocal basis, giving both equal rights to effect transactions on behalf of each other. Also, this can be arranged for a third party, meaning that the... Read more »

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