DISTRIBUTION OF EXPENSES AFTER DIVORCE

DISTRIBUTION OF EXPENSES AFTER DIVORCE

       WHO PAYS THE MORTGAGE AFTER A DIVORCE? When a couple gets divorced, not only issues such as child custody, the amount of alimony or use of the family home have to be taken into account. Apart from this, there are important patrimonial aspects like the payment of the mortgage, loans, invoices of supplies, etc…, that have to be solved equally. As for the payment of the mortgage, the most important thing is to be clear that it is independent of who is awarded the use of the home. In the divorce must be regulated who will be left with the use of the home, which will normally […]

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POWER OF ATTORNEY IN SPAIN-CONVEYANCING SERVICES IN TORREVIEJA & ORIHUELA COSTA

POWER OF ATTORNEY IN SPAIN-CONVEYANCING SERVICES IN TORREVIEJA & ORIHUELA COSTA

Do you need a Spanish Power of Attorney so that someone can act for you in Spain? Do you require a Spanish Power of Attorney to buy or sell a property or close a Spanish bank account? Or a Spanish Power of Attorney to apply for an NIE number or inherit a Spanish property? What is a Spanish Power of Attorney? It is a public document that you will sign before a public official to instruct our lawyers  to act on your behalf and sign legal documents in Spain. Our English speaking Spanish lawyers will draft and arrange the power of attorney that can be signed around the world so […]

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CONVEYANCING GUIDE FOR ALICANTE, TORREVIEJA, ORIHUELA COSTA & ROJALES

CONVEYANCING GUIDE FOR ALICANTE, TORREVIEJA, ORIHUELA COSTA & ROJALES

If you are planning to buy a property in Alicante, Torrevieja or Orihuela Costa you will be interested in the information that López Morueco Abogados offers you.  1) First steps in the process: – The first step is to confirm that the seller agrees with the title holder in the land register. In the case of a new building, it must be verified that the builder is the owner of the land and that they have the relevant licence to build. – Once the above checks have been made, we will contact the seller, either through your real estate agent or through your lawyer, to arrange for the payment of […]

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DIVORCE BY MUTUAL AGREEMENT BEFORE A NOTARY. CALL US AND AVOID THE WAIT!

DIVORCE BY MUTUAL AGREEMENT BEFORE A NOTARY. CALL US AND AVOID THE WAIT!

The New Law of Voluntary Jurisdiction of 2015 has introduced the novelty of carrying out the procedure of divorce by mutual agreement or separation and without minor children before the Notary, and being assisted by a lawyer. The lawyer’s action is mandatory. What requirements must be met in order to opt for this route? Basically two: 1) There is an agreement between the spouses. 2) There must be no minor or disabled children. Therefore, in order to be able to go to the Notary, the parties must agree on all the points of the divorce, including the distribution of the common or communal assets. If there are minor or disabled […]

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DO I NEED A LAWYER WHEN I GO TO PURCHASE A HOUSE IN SPAIN?

DO I NEED A LAWYER WHEN I GO TO PURCHASE A HOUSE IN SPAIN?

It is usual for the foreign buyer to just  contact the Real Estate Agency, which indicates that no lawyer  it is needed al all to carry out the management of the sale. Although it is true that it is not necessary to use the services of an expert lawyer in conveyancing, it is also true that it is highly recommended,  since it is the only way to guarantee the safety of the operation. An independent and experienced lawyer at real estate conveyancing  will advise you independently to the real estate agents, and with the utmost rigor and professionalism. Although the real estate agency can be professional and serious, they may not […]

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JOINT CUSTODY

JOINT CUSTODY

The most important of the measures to adopt when a divorce starts is that which affects the custody of the minor children of the marriage. Currently, joint custody is the system of visits that has been imposed against the traditional one-parent exclusive custody. But do we really know what measures the adoption of this system really implies? In this article, López Morueco Lawyers will address this issue. When joint custody is agreed, equality is sought both in obligations and in the rights of the parents, who will spend the same amount of time with the children. Who agrees to joint custody ?, because in case there is an agreement between […]

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WHAT TO DO BEFORE A BLOCKED INHERITANCE?

WHAT TO DO BEFORE A BLOCKED INHERITANCE?

In López Morueco Lawyers we will explain you  the procedure to unblock the inheritance due to the lack of agreement of the heirs, without the need to go to court. Faster and cheaper. Due to the regulation of succession in Spain, it is sadly common for families to be doomed to not be able to distribute the inheritance, creating a situation of blockade and prolonged confrontation over time. It is usual to know of cases in which an inheritance can not be divided, because the agreement between the heirs is not reached, or because there is agreement, only one of the heirs prevents it, canceling the rest. The inheritance in […]

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WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO MAKE A SPANISH WILL?

WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO MAKE A SPANISH WILL?

THE MOST IMPORTANT REASON TO MAKE A SPANISH WILL: When you make a Spanish will, you  get the certainty that your wishes will be carried out with no mistake or error upon your death. A Spanish will it is signed before a Notary in Spain and at this moment the Registry of last Wills in Madrid will be informed. If when you die you own  a property in Spain, or have any assets situated in Spain for that matter, then in order to administer your estate and so have the assets transferred into their name(s), the beneficiary(ies) of your estate must obtain from the Registry of Last Wills a Certificate […]

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