Blog Category: Legal Issues in Spain


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Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Legal Issues in Spain, Property in Spain, Property Purchase/Sale Service, Taxes in Spain.

… here in Spain, now that we have made it even easier. Did you know we have now introduced a comments section on the Spanish Solutions blog? The fact that you’re reading this at all tells us that you are already aware of who Spanish Solutions are. Amongst other achievements, we are a company who want to be known as… Read more »

The Property Boom is back on the Costa Blanca

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain, Property in Spain, Property Purchase/Sale Service.

According to the experts, we have a property boom again. And excellent news, the evidence says its back for good this time! We cannot sell you a house in Spain. What we will do is to make sure all your legal and taxation issues are in perfect condition. There were some very positive words coming from the experts last week. Brexit… Read more »

Changes to UK Probates From April 2019

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Legal Issues in Spain, Official Documents in Spain, Wills, Probate, Donation and Inheritance.

A number of important changes are happening with Probate in the UK. Because of this, we must emphasise that ALL Brits with assets in Spain should make a Spanish Will. That could be just a bank account, a car, or definitely when property is involved. Firstly, fees are going to change for UK Probates (Only England and Wales, Scotland and… Read more »

Can Working Time Include Time Spent Travelling to Work

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain.

There has recently been an interesting case in the Supreme Court of Spain regarding time spent by workers travelling. In this particular case it related to in-home carers and them travelling between their home and their clients; when they started and when they finished. It was a Class (Group) Action filed initially in the Castile and Leon Courts (actually the High… Read more »

Selling a Property Into New Year – Who pays the SUMA?

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain.

Question We have seen variations on this SUMA query over the years:- My friend sold her property on Spain early January 2018, but completion was meant to take place in December 2017. The new owner delayed it, not may friend and then she was sent a bill for the council tax for 2018. She doesn’t even own the house any… Read more »

New Year Divorce Enquiries

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain.

It is a sad fact that the majority of the enquiries after Christmas tend to be either about Divorce or Wills. Obviously, do not forget we are very happy to advise you and arrange to make Spanish Wills but this is a brief post regarding divorce in Spain. As you will see from other blogs, it is now possible to… Read more »

New Revised Law on Rentals

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain, Property in Spain.

At the end of 2018, we wrote to advise that  a new Spanish law was published Ley 21/2018, on urgent measures to do with rentals, which comes into force December 19 2018. Now Pedro Sánchez of PSOE has updated this with a new law Ley 7/2019, which came into force March 6th 2019. This modifies the previous six laws. Once… Read more »

URGENT POST – Possible Change to Inheritance/DonationTaxes

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain.

Since 2015, property owners in the Murcian and Valencian regions of Spain have been in a much better position with respect to inheritance and donation tax. We strongly suspect that the law is going to change in Spain with effect from the early January 2019 and wish to inform anyone considering changing their property into the names of their children to… Read more »

Fortuna Golf Court Resolution (No Win No Fee)

Posted and filed under In the Spanish News, Legal Issues in Spain, No Win No Fee, Off-Plan Deposit Legal cases, Property in Spain.

Did you buy years ago in the town of For­tuna (Murcia) and the prop­er­ties were never com­pleted? Are you aware that an Alic­ante Court con­demned Banco Pop­u­lar to re­pay two mil­lion euros to more than 60 people who in­ves­ted in this development project? Would you like a chance to get back the money you paid, plus interest? Then please contact… Read more »

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