Since the 1st of January, UK citizens can only expend 90 days every 180 days in the EU. The 90 days restrictions starts every time the UK citizen enters the EU. Within every entry the person have 90 days, but it should be taken in consideration the previous visits to not exceed the 90 days […]
At Agote Diez & Abogados we are conscious that many of our British clients are feeling concerned regarding their legal status in Spain in the wake of Brexit. For this reason, we put at your disposal the official guidelines issued by the Spanish Government for the benefit of British residents in Spain and their families: […]
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Alimony payments tend to be set as a fixed amount to be revised annually based on how much the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has risen.
Problems arise when whoever has been awarded the use of the family home lets a third party move in, as the person who has had to move out is in effect “keeping” someone who is not a family member by granting the use of his or her property.
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.