Why hire a lawyer when buying property?

It is quite normal to hire a lawyer when a problem arises, in other words, as a responsive gesture.  However, it is not so common to do so to prevent or anticipate a complication which might lead to some unpleasant surprises.
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How to continue being a resident in Spain in the case of a no deal Brexit

There is a great deal of unease among British nationals living with their families in Spain as citizens of the European Union.  If the United Kingdom leaves without reaching a deal, there will be no transition period and EU law will cease to be applied to and by the UK, which means a large number of British nationals will become nationals of a third party country with no document authorising them to legally reside in Spain, thereby causing an irregular situation.
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Symposium on international elements in family conflicts

Mixed couples, i.e. where partners are of different nationalities, is a common occurrence in the Balearics.  On 29th January 2019, European Council Regulation 1103/2016 of 24th June 2016 came into force, implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes for marriages taking place from that date onwards.  European Regulation 1104/2016, which has parallel effects on registered civil partnerships, also took effect for partnerships registered from that date onwards.
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2019 Madrid AEAFA Congress

The Spanish Association of Family Lawyers (AEAFA) held their annual congress in Madrid on 8th and 9th March, which was attended by two of our lawyers, Elena Agote and Marta Mugica.
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In which country should I pay my taxes?

Many jobs involve travelling or spending time in different places around the globe.  However, living abroad for a few weeks or months does not mean that any earnings accrued in another country are exempt from Spanish taxation.
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Conference on Family Law in Palma de Mallorca

Last week we participated in the Conference on Family Law in Palma de Mallorca, organised by the Spanish Association of Family Lawyers (AEAFA) and the Bar Association of the Balearic Islands (ICAIB).  We had the privilege of attending several keynote presentations on the subject of financial settlements in Article 1,438 of the Civil Code, and financial compensation for family care, among others.
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