Specialists Articles on Inheritance

In-depth information written by specialists to increase your knowledge

Avoiding double inheritance in Spain
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Spanish inheritance often catches people unawares. Partly because it’s still something we’re uncomfortable in discussing and also because it can be quite complicated in Spain.  The...
Making the inheritance process cheaper and easier for your heirs
Friday, April 26, 2013
We all want to preserve as much as we can for our heirs and avoid leaving them with difficult issues to address. In this article we consider how you can pave the way for the family you leave behind...
Different rates of Spanish inheritance tax
Friday, April 26, 2013
In Spain, the amount of Spanish inheritance tax to pay is determined by three things: the relationship of the inheritor to the deceased whether the deceased and inheritor(s) are resident or...
Inheriting assets in Spain
Friday, April 26, 2013
The main item that any inheritor is likely to inherit is property. Spanish property is probably the biggest factor in the majority of Spanish inheritance cases. However, there might be other items to...
Making a Spanish will
Thursday, April 25, 2013
We recommend to all our clients that at some point they make a will in Spain. It is true that a will made in your home country can cover all your world wide belongings, including any you have in...
Inheritance tax in Spain
Thursday, April 25, 2013
It often comes as a surprise to foreigners with property in Spain that there is Spanish inheritance tax to pay when someone dies. In many other countries inheritance tax no longer exists or only...
Spanish inheritance - every case is different
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Spanish inheritance is a recurring worry for both residents and non-residents holding property in Spain. It is a different system and inheritance tax – only the concern of the rich in the UK...
Donating to help those in poverty in Spain
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Spanish economic crisis is starting to cut deep. Families who have managed to come together and cope for months are beginning to find that they have used up the few reserves that they had....
Changing a Spanish will
Friday, October 26, 2012
Making a will in Spain is not compulsory but it’s a good idea. It cuts down on the work and expense for those you leave behind you. However, you need to think carefully about what it might...
National Law and Spanish wills
Friday, October 26, 2012
It’s easy to forget or not even realise that a country’s habits, laws and customs might not be the same as your own. You can quite easily expect things to work the same as they do in your...

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