Marbella-based Lawyer Raymond Nesbitt explains the advantages of making a Spanish will.
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By Raymundo Larraín Nesbitt
Director of Larraín Nesbitt Lawyers
8th of May 2018
Ideally foreigners should make two wills; one in their home country ruling on their national assets and a second Spanish will drawn up in Spain which will rule exclusively on their Spanish estate.
Recent European legislation (Brussels IV) has rendered some old Spanish wills made by British void. In such cases it is highly recommended a lawyer drafts a new one to safeguard your heirs' interests. Any will witnessed before the 17th of August 2015 should be revised by a Lawyer to ensure it is fully compliant. More details in our article: Spanish Wills and Probate Law in light of European Regulation 650/2012.
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Article also published in Spanish Property Insight: Seven Advantages of making a Spanish will
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