A guide to Inheritance and Tax in Spain

A guide to Inheritance and Tax in Spain

The inheritance regime according to the Spanish Civil Code and the inheritance tax Inheritance refers to the set of assets, rights and obligations that a person leaves behind when they die. In Spain, there are different laws that apply to the inheritance of a person. On the one hand, there is the national, Spanish civil code and on the other…
a guide to divorce

A GUIDE TO DIVORCE OPTIONS IN SPAIN

Whenever a marriage comes to an end it also means the start of an economic relationship. At Lexidy Law Boutique, we know how unpleasant this process can be. This is why our team of experts in Matrimonial Law can advise you regarding the procedure to pursue in case you have decided to take this important step in your life or…
Testament

Last will and testaments in Spain

At Lexidy Law Boutique, our lawyers specialised in inheritance matters would like to briefly explain the Spanish specialties and legal aspects of an inheritance, which must be taken into account whether you are an heir or the grantor of a will. IS IT REALLY NECESSARY TO MAKE A WILL? WHAT IF A RELATIVE DIES WITHOUT ANYTHING A LAST WILL OR…
divorce

How to get an international divorce in Spain?

If you are married to a person of a different nationality and have decided to end your marriage, you need advice on which divorce procedure you should follow. Did you get married abroad? Are you and/or your spouse nationals of different countries? Do you need help, now that you are getting divorced? LEXIDY’S experts in Family Law are here to…
unmarried partner

CASE STUDY: ESTABLISHING A UNMARRIED PARTNER IN BARCELONA

The client, in this case, is an international couple who decided to come to live in Barcelona for work reasons but also because Barcelona is such an attractive city to live in. Nowadays, it is quite typical the members of the couple are from different countries and want to live in different countries than their own. Here, we find a…
de facto relationship

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A MARRIED COUPLE AND A DE FACTO RELATIONSHIP

Marriage or registration as a registered partner with an EU citizen is the most frequent means of proving the existence of a link with the EU citizen that allows the foreign citizen to apply for the Residence Card for Family Members of EU Citizens. De facto relationship in another way. Both possibilities would give us access to obtaining a residence…
Residence permit for family reunification

GUIDE TO THE RESIDENCE PERMIT FOR FAMILY REUNIFICATION

While you, as the spouse, partner or general relative of an EU Citizen living in Spain, have the right to reunite with them in Spain, you are not excused from requesting the corresponding entry visa should you be from a non-EU country where one is required. Here are some FAQs about this visa: Who can apply for this type of…
Registering as a Stable Couple in Spain

8 THINGS NO ONE TOLD YOU ABOUT BECOMING A STABLE COUPLE IN SPAIN

If you and your partner are looking to become registered as a stable couple in Spain - and you are worrying about the long process ahead, this article was made to save you time and headaches. The Notary If you are taking the short way to becoming a stable couple in Spain then you will need a notary to sign…
born in spain

IS A CHILD BORN IN SPAIN A SPANISH CITIZEN?

A very common question that generates a lot of confusion among foreign parents who have their children in Spain is: will the child born in Spain be Spanish or will he/she have the nationality of the parents? Our English speaking lawyers in Spain are here to explain more about Spanish citizenship by birth. First, we must consider the two main…
Stable Couple Registery in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain - 2018-min

STABLE COUPLE REGISTRATION IN CATALONIA & BARCELONA

The introduction of the registries for stable couples was meant to eradicate the discrimination between married and non-married couples, with regards to the legal recognition of their relationship and its consequences for their lives. Now, being recognised as a stable couple is a great way to avoid going through a hasty wedding to solve immigration issues, and the many documents…