While we have already analyzed the application of Spanish law and the jurisdiction of the Spanish courts in divorces involving at least one spouse of another nationality in a previous article, today we are focusing on a common question that arises in such cases: within the framework of a divorce, what law applies when resolving conflicts related to children with a foreign nationality? Specifically, one of the most important aspects we will highlight in this article is what law applies to child support.
One of the newest options for obtaining a residence permit in Spain is known as the entrepreneur visa, introduced in law 14/2013. If you are interested in undertaking a business initiative or highly qualified professional job on Spanish soil, we can process your residence visa if you meet the requirements established in the aforementioned law.
Throughout a marriage or its equivalent, it is common for us to analyze our partner’s ability to raise and educate our children or future children. However, within the trusting atmosphere established in such relationships [...]
Some of the most common questions we receive from clients who hire us as lawyers specializing in family law are related to the future of their marital home. In this regard, it is essential to understand that allocation of use of the home within the framework of the divorce is completely independent from mortgage loans being paid.
One of the most significant legislative developments for our work as international inheritance lawyers in recent years is European Union (EU) Regulation 650/2012, which for the first time introduced an EU-wide framework for laws regarding succession by reason of death. In this article, we’d like to review some of the key implications of this regulation.
According to the Spanish Civil Code, a person obligated to pay for child support has the option of applying for the suspension of the payments exclusively in the case of a lack of income that renders them unable to meet their own needs. What does this provision mean in practice?
Each country has its own legal quirks in terms of nationality and immigration, among which we can find the rules that determine who has the right to obtain citizenship. In this respect, few issues establish a clearer dividing line than the criterion regarding people’s access to citizenship at the time of birth.
When a couple is considering the possibility of starting a life together, the main discussion revolves around whether or not to marry. Perhaps because many share Nietzsche’s idea that “marriage concludes many brief follies, as a long stupidity,” couples are increasingly choosing not to pass through the church or the court [...]
The payment of child support is a common source of conflict between former spouses. There are several aspects that may provoke disputes, or at the very least questions by one of the parties involved. Today we’re going to analyze one such aspect: when does the obligation to pay child support end?