Blog Category: will


Do you need and how to make a Spanish Will?

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain, Wills, Probate, Donation and Inheritance.

Anyone who has assets in Spain, in the form of property, bank accounts or any asset, should make a Will detailing exactly what they wish to happen in the event of death. Do you know how to make a Spanish Will? Otherwise, your beneficiaries will struggle with a lengthy and expensive process of getting their inheritance in Spain and the… Read more »

Spanish Wills for People with Assets in Spain – Important

Posted and filed under Newsletters.

If you own property, have a bank account, a car or other assets in Spain, you need to write a Spanish Will. It does not matter whether you are Non-Resident or Resident, it is important to have a separate Will. This is a Will prepared and registered in Spain, covering just your assets in Spain. Have a Will in Spain… Read more »

Wills in Alicante: Important Information

Posted and filed under Wills, Probate, Donation and Inheritance.

Previous Information on making a Spanish Wills In 2015, I wrote an article following a new European Probate Law. We advised that it only applied to Residents of Spain and that British, Irish, and Danish people were unaffected. Thus for these countries, their national law would apply. Whether or not they included a new clause in their Spanish Will saying… Read more »

Why should you have a Spanish Will?

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain.

I deal with probates and when someone contacts me and they say there was no Spanish Will or even worse no home country Will, my heart sinks. Why? Because they are going to have more trouble and stress than if a Spanish Will had been in place. Next of kin have enough to deal with when someone dies, rather than… Read more »

What happens if you don’t have a will in Spain?

Posted and filed under Case Study, Legal Issues in Spain, Wills, Probate, Donation and Inheritance.

All clients – please read this if you do not have a Spanish Will, and are British or Irish with assets in Spain. We are seeing many cases whereby someone has passed away and it is assumed that the situation is the same as in Ireland and in Britain, that there is the principle of survivorship. In these countries, property… Read more »

Probate and Wills Spain 2020

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Following a new European Law, there was a Probate and Wills change on the 17/08/2015 in Spain. Probate and Wills Change in Spain THIS ONLY APPLIES TO RESIDENTS OF SPAIN. If you are a Resident, please read the following. The regulation does not affect UK, Ireland nor Denmark. Because these countries didn’t accept this Act. SO ALL BRITISH; IRISH AND… Read more »

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