by Michael Davies
News and opinion on European and Spanish regulations affecting ex-pats who retire, play or invest in Spain
Michael Davies is a Spanish lawyer specialised in probate, inheritance tax and inheritance related litigation for ex-pats in Spain.

The U.K  Law Society Gazette like us since 2104  explains why people must get a solicitor to make sure their Spanish will is o.k. after changes in the law due to European Directive 650/2012. The Directive is in force since 17th of August of 2015 and there are many wills that have still not been
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MENTIONING A TRUST ON A SPANISH WILL IS ASKING FOR TROUBLE. SOMETIMES WHAT IS LEGALLY POSSIBLE AND WHAT IS PRACTICAL IS NOT THE SAME THING. THIS IS A PERFECT EXAMPLE. Question: I had a Spanish will made out for myself and my wife some time ago. We have recently moved to a new house and
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Question My father deceased in Benalmadena in December of last year. He had left me completely out of his Spanish will and left everything to his second wife. She has emailed me to ask me to issue a power of attorney so that her solicitor can wind up the estate. Why would she need this
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