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The Law In Spain

Bars & Restaurants, Legally Obliged To Serve Free Tap Water?

The very short answer is no, in most of the Autonomous Regions there is no law that obliges bar and restaurant owners to serve their clients tap water without charge. There are laws that regulate this in the regions of Navarra, the Balearic Isla

Requisites Setting Up An Online Shop

No opening licence needed, as you don’t have actual premises from where you sell to the public, but there are a whole lot of other laws and regulations that you will have to comply with. First, you need to register as self employed Autonom

Can I Use For Sale/se Vende Sign On Vehicle

Under national traffic law, for moving vehicles, covering up (part of) one of the windows is forbidden and sanctionable. Putting up a For Sale/Se Vende sign up on a parked car is more complicated, no national law, so you will have to check the l

Register Of Accredited Companies - Construction

In Spanish, Registro de Empresas Accreditadas (REA). The purpose of the Accredited Companies Registry (REA) is to certify that the companies that operate in the construction sector meet the capacity and quality requirements for occupational risk

Moving Corpses Or Ashes To Spain?

Information from the Spanish Consulate in the UK. Procedure for non EU citizens are different and they should contact the Spanish Embassies or Consulates in their countries. Moving corpses or ashes to Spain Transfer of corpses to Spain The trans

Own A Bar Or Shop, Can I Play Music?

If you own a bar, pub, restaurant or similar, that would depend on your opening licence. More info HERE Besides that, you would need to subscribe to a service that takes care of payment for Author’s rights to publishers, composers and song

How To Denounce And The Procedure When You Present A Formal Accusation?

Note* For civil cases the procedure is different. You should instruct a lawyer who will put your case to the relevant court. This only if there is no possible resolution with the person the claim is made against. Who can denounce (accuse)? Anyon

Extensive List Judicial Translators/interpreters In Spanish Towns And Abroad

List from the Spanish Ministry of the Exterior 2019 Not vetted by CAB Spain so would appreciate your feedback.

Need To Testify In Spanish Court But Abroad?

When you are called as a witness in a courtcase in Spain, but are not in the country, or have to travel from out of town to attend,  the law provides for the possibility to participate in the case by means of videoconferencing, through Skype fo

Right Of Family Member Of Eu Citizen To Remain After Divorce/legal Separation/de-registration Of Partnerships

Maintenance of the right of residence of the family members, in the event of death, departure from Spain, nullity of the marriage bond, divorce, legal separation or cancellation of registration as a registered couple, in relation to the holder o

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