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?
Since its introduction in 2000, family reunification has been the legal solution for non-EU citizens living in Spain who want to bring their loved ones to our country. We invite you to review some of the key aspects in this regard.
The new Spanish Law on International Adoption, which is being finalized by the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality by Royal Decree (currently in the public consultation phase), promises to provide improvements to various relevant sections. What are the most notable aspects?
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?