There have been many questions about the law applicable to inheritance, especially for  non-residents in Spain.
The Inheritance Law applicable to Non-residents in Spain is the national law of each of them. (Example: If the deceased is of British nationality, the Law applicable is the British one). However, the formalities to access the right to inheir are those of the Spanish Law.

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How does the non-payment of rent as a result of the State of Alarm decreed by the coronavirus crisis affect housing and business premises leases?

The Declaration of the State of Alarm" in Spain and the consequent prohibition to continue with the "non-essential" economic activity during that period has made it impossible for many individuals and businessmen to pay the rent due to the drop in income or turnover of each of...

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Dear Clients, Collaborators and friends,

We hope that during this special circumstance you and your family are in good health.

We want to share information with you in relation to the current situation created by the "Declaration of the  Alarm status" in Spain due to the incidence of COVID 19. So, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries about it.

During this period "Casasnovas...

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1. Among the different modalities established by Spanish law for the benefit of visa and legal residence in Spain is buying real estate in that country for a minimum of 500,000 euros. This investment can be through the purchase of one or more properties, whether residential or commercial. Said investment must be free of liens and encumbrances to 500,000 €, the excess of the above amount may be subject to liens or encumbrances.


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If you are thinking of acquiring a property in Spain here a series of simple pieces of advice that shall help you make the first steps.


- OBTAIN AN N.I.E. (if you are not a Spanish resident)

The N.I.E. is a national identification number for foreigners, that is required for fiscal purposes.  It is needed to carry out all economic transactions within Spain. It must be presented at the Notary...

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“Casasnovas Abogados” (Casasnovas Lawyers / Solicitors) formerly known as “Casasnovas Asociados” has revamped its brand and image. The Firm launches its new brand name, logo and website today. With this, we intend to provide an updated image of the Firm besides enhanced manoeuvrability when visualising the web page from any device. A Blog for news updates and articles of interest has also been incorporated.

In the web page the...

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