The case of Juana Rivas, which has captured the attention of the press and the public over the past few months, has also fostered a debate among legal practitioners focused on reviewing the functioning of the cooperation mechanisms that exist for the management of international child abduction cases [...]
It has always caught my attention that most people go accompanied by a trusted friend when they go to make a purchase they feel is important. For example, what future bride doesn’t go with her friends so that they can honestly tell her how the most important dress of her life looks on her?
What happens when two former spouses with children in common live in different countries? Are there mechanisms or guarantees to ensure that the parents can visit their children and spend the holidays with them?
When preparing for a trip to another European country, you’ve undoubtedly found some reference to the Schengen Agreement, or more specifically to what is known as the Schengen Area, formed by the countries adhering to the agreement. It is a well-known concept, but its implications often aren’t entirely clear [...]
Our experience as former judges and jurists has allowed us to identify various issues that frequently lead to questions from the people who come to us seeking the services of the best family lawyers in Barcelona. Not all of these questions have the same complexity, and some are somewhat simpler to answer than others. [...]
Although it may seem strange, law firms are often consulted regarding such matters, especially since the acquisition of properties with tenants at low prices by investment funds has become increasingly common, which have come to dominate “vulture funds” [...]
The international aspect of our services allows us to provide quality legal assistance when it is necessary to process a divorce involving foreigners in Spain. On the one hand, there is the international jurisdiction, which we’ve discussed in several legal articles published in our media section. On the other hand, there is the law applicable to the divorce, regardless of where it is processed [...]
One of the most heated legislative debates in Spain in recent months has been the debate over surrogacy, popularly known as “wombs for rent”. At the moment, this practice is still not permitted in Spain [...]
Foreigners who are preparing to reside in Spain encounter several different forms of official identification, which can cause some confusion. As specialists in everything related to immigration and international law, we at ICN LEGAL will try to clearly explain the various concepts foreign citizens living in Spain need to understand.