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Spanish wills

GB Abogados provide a fast and reliable Spanish wills writing service to cover your assets in Spain.

You may own a property in Spain, have investments or savings.

Having a Spanish will to specifically cover these assets ensure that your loved ones are looked after and avoids potential probate issues in the future.

Why do I need a Spanish will

You need a will to ensure your wishes are respected, and your loved ones are looked after once you are gone.

Having a will also makes it much easier for your family to arrange matters after your death.

Losing a loved one is a distressing time for anybody to experience although the added stress and pressure placed upon a family when no will exists, can easily be avoided by having a Spanish will.

I have a will in my home country. Is this sufficient?

If you have assets in Spain, it is far better to sign a Spanish will in addition to any will that you have in your home country.

How are Spanish wills written?

Your Spanish will is drafted in two column format with with an English translation.

Once the will has been drafted and the wording approved by yourself, the document needs to be signed in front of a notary.

This can take place either in your home country or Spain.

GB Abogados are able to assist with locating a nearby notary and arranging a convenient appointment.

The notary will witness the signature of the will and notarise the document.

The original document then needs to be sent to GB Abogados for submission to the registry of wills in Madrid.

Unlike in some other countries, Spain has a wills registry. This ensures that even in the event that a will is lost, it can be retrieved.

GB Abogados offer a fixed fee will writing service. The notary will charge directly for processing the document.

How GB Abogados can help

Our bi-lingual solicitors ensure that making a will in Spain is a fast and stress free process.

We will take details of your assets and wishes in order to draft your will.

If you would like a no-obligation quotation for our will writing service, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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