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Pellicer & Heredia - Getting your affairs in order

Pellicer & Heredia: Getting your affairs in order

Q: Wills, inheritance tax, funerals and frozen bank accounts. I believe that everything has to be sorted out before I die. I am not...
Do your homework when buying in Spain

Do your homework when buying in Spain

LAST time, My Lawyer In Spain gave readers some advice and information on the costs involved in purchasing a property and the relevant taxes...
Deposit contracts when buying a property

Deposit contracts when buying a property

MR BLANCO, I have signed a "deposit contract" to buy a house in Denia (I am English). I wanted to know if the money...
Two lawyers with a growing practice

Pellicer & Heredia – Two lawyers with a growing practice

JUST 10 years ago a pair of lawyers who had been working in International Law decided to set up their own company, Pellicer &...
Do I have to renounce British citizenship

Pellicer & Heredia: Do I have to renounce British citizenship?

Q: Do I have to renounce British citizenship to acquire Spanish nationality? A: Yes. Except for citizens of countries with which there is agreement of...
A bilingual lawyer who understands expatriates and Spanish law

A bilingual lawyer who understands expatriates and Spanish law

ANTONIO FLORES founded the Marbella based lawyers Lawbird 15 years ago and his practice works predominantly for English speaking clients. He was educated in the...
What is the mortgage floor rate

Pellicer & Heredia: What is the mortgage floor rate?

Q:What is the mortgage floor rate? How do I know if my mortgage has this? A:The mortgage floor rate is one of the many abusive...
Steps Required for Inheritance in Spain

Steps required for inheritance in Spain

DEAR Mr Blanco, I am an English lady living in Spain and recently my English husband passed away. Could you please explain the necessary steps...
non-resident tax

Pellicer & Heredia: What is the non-resident tax and who does it apply to?

Q: What is the non-resident tax and who does it apply to? A: This applies to anybody who is not legally a resident in Spain,...
will I still have the right to use the Spanish health service

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Q: If the UK leaves the European Union, will I still have the right to use the Spanish health service? A: Yes, provided you are...
Property boundary questions and answers

Property boundary questions and answers

Hello my name is Mr. Smith and I have bought a second-hand property in Teulada. I had a lot of discussions with my Spanish...
Getting married in Spain

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Getting married in Spain Q: My partner and I want to get married in Spain? What paperwork do we need? A: You will need to speak...
Applying for Spanish nationality

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

CAN I apply for Spanish nationality? And if so HOW? Have you ever wondered .. Who can apply for Spanish nationality? When to start the...
grandparents

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Q : I want to spend more time with my grandchildren but my daughter-in-law makes this increasingly difficult. Where do I stand legally? A :...
passports

Q & A: Registering in Spain

Q : What is the NIE number and do I need one if I am staying in Spain? A :The NIE number (Número de identificación...
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Limited responsibility mortgage

Dear Mr. Blanco, My parents bought a property in Spain over 15 years ago. Unfortunately, they had trouble paying the mortgage and the bank...
Building Own Home

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Q: I HAVE always dreamed of building my own home can I buy some land and build my own house? A: Yes, but please check...
European health card

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Q :Can under age child or a pregnant woman be refused medical care in Spain if they are not resident and have no European...
Driving Licences

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Q :There are so many conflicting stories about foreign nationals having to change a driving license when they reside in Spain. So, what is...
How to complain

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Q : If I want to complain in Spain, what do I have to do? A : Ask fora ‘hoja de reclamación’?  The hojas de reclamaciones...
Private contract, notary and registration

Private contract, notary and registration

by Gonzalo Blanco Private contracts You can legally purchase a property using a private contract, as long as it contains some minimum requirements: identification of...
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It’s holiday time again: Have you got that Liberty feeling?

ONCE again, summer is here with a vengeance. Temperatures soar and with the influx of tourists, you have to keep your wits about you...

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All change for euro notes in Spain

THE European Central Bank (ECB) has unveiled the new €100 and €200 banknotes, which will enter into circulation on May 28, 2019. After the...

Celebrity Chef Steve Saunder’s hosts dream wedding do

THIS WEEK Celebrity Chef from Ready Steady Cook & Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala asks Michele to...

New proposal to scrap the inheritance tax in Spain

SPAIN’S centre-right party Ciudadanos (C’s) has announced proposals for a zero rate of inheritance tax.  They have asked the PSOE Government to scrap the...

Costa del Sol celebrations of the 100th Anniversary of the RAF

MEMBERS of the RAF Association Costa del Sol Branch, together with family and friends, gathered at the Tamisa Golf Hotel to celebrate the 100th Anniversary...

Aid for those who need it most in Costa Blanca municipality

SAN VICENTE del Raspeig Council has announced that it plans to allocate €150,000 towards paying housing costs for disadvantaged families in the municipality. According to...

Countdown to new Costa Blanca market place has begun

THE countdown has begun to the start of the new market place in Orihuela. Everything is now in place for the Tuesday market to move...

New Lions Club for the Costa del Sol

AN English-speaking Lions International club has now been formed in Marbella. Founded 101 years ago, the international organisation operates in 200 countries worldwide, boasting 46,000...

Yes, the Spanish do stay in Benidorm!

EVERY year, many thousands of Spanish pensioners visit the Costa Blanca thanks to the State sponsored IMERSO project...although this year it’s going to cost...

Burn out on the Costa Blanca

FIREFIGHTERS had to remove three butane gas cylinders that were in imminent danger of exploding when a motor home caught fire. They were called to...

Jellyfish are stinging tourism on the Costa del Sol

OWNERS of beach-based attractions are counting their losses this summer after plagues of jellyfish disrupted business. As well as being an annoyance and risk to...

Safe spaces for children fill up on the Costa del Sol

A TOTAL of 842 children in ‘conflict’ situations were cared for at Family Encounter Points (PEF) in the city and region of Malaga city...

IN PICTURES: Grant A Wish Pink and Blue charity ball declared a €16,000 glittering...

A RECORD breaking €16,000 was raised for an array of worthy causes at the second Annual Oceana Grant A Wish Pink and Blue Ball. In...

Costa del Sol 14 – 20 September 2018 Issue 070

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Costa Blanca South 14 – 20 September 2018 Issue 984

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