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The Law In Spain

Foreign Flagged/registered Boats & Yachts & Skipper´s Licence – Faqs

Residents need to formally import their boats and pay Impuesto Especial sobre Determinados Medios de Transporte, known as Impuesto de Matriculación if their vessel meets the requisites.. The tax amounts to 12% of the value of the vessel. Year

Getting Married / Divorced At Notary – Possible In Spain?

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Rental Deposit- Is There A Legal Amount?

The amount of the deposit can be via a pact with the agreement of all parties. A deposit for properties used for the sole purpose of a dwelling is governed by the law and the amount payable is the equivalent of one months rental. For a commerc

Should I Denounce A Neighbour?

If you have legal grounds to do so, you may report a neighbour or anyone to the police. Some further information on the link below. Legal Lawyers Reporting Someone

Tax Inspection Visit – Do I Need To Grant Access?

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Application For Firearms Licence

The application must be made at your nearest Guardia Civil department of ‘Intervencion de Armas’. There are various requisites of which there is a list below. Note that it is not permissible to hold arms in Spain without a licence You

Fire Risks – Andalucia / Valencia

GENERAL INFORMATION Since June 2011, the period of high fire risk in Andalusia, (previously the high danger began in July), due to the entry into force of the Emergency Plan approved by the Junta de Andalucía in September 2010. The start of the

Building Licences Including For Renovations

Acquiring a building licence is the first step if you are planning to build your home. There are further licences needed during the various stages such as proof of build or end of works to achieve the well known “licence of first occupatio

Is The Use Of Dashcams Legal?

To be clear, it´s not a traffic offence as according to Traffic Law they are legal to use as long as they do not obstruct the driver´s view of the road, but it could be an offence under the data protection act, and if the camera makes unauthor

Can I Contact A Criminal Lawyer 24 Hours?

CAB Spain have found a criminal lawyer who offers this service in the Malaga province. We hope to add other regions when available. The emergency lawyer should only be contacted when there is an urgent need for a criminal lawyer. You may find yo