Divorce and Family law
We are experts in international divorces and cross-border matrimonial property issues.
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Family matters and divorce or separation when a relationship has broken down are usually sensitive and distressing.
We have extensive experience dealing with these matters, in particular involving mixed nationality marriages or couples, or foreign nationals living in Spain. Our experience in these areas covers both married and unmarried couples.
We routinely represent clients before the Spanish courts in consensual and contested divorce proceedings, and proceedings for the division of marimonial assets, as well as in proceedings for interim maintenance, variation of maintenance or child contact arrangements, domestic violance and harassment.
Our experience in these areas covers both married and unmarried couples
- Advise you on questions such as in which jurisdiction to bring proceedings for divorce or judicial separation, the differences between English and Spanish law (for example, regarding the grounds of divorce, division of matrimonial property, pension sharing) and and the enforceability of court orders made in one country in the other.
- Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
- Tracing of matrimonial assets
- Advise of preserving assets overseas through enforcement of orders in Spain and in overseas jurisdictions.
We assist with the recognition and enforcement in Spain of foreign decrees of divorce, consent and other court orders
Where the client, or their husband or wife, protects their assets using trusts, companies or other overseas vehicles, we are experienced in dealing with these structures and the legal and tax issues to which they give rise.
Why Choose Scudamore Law?
We anticipate your needs, obviating the time and expense of corrective action later on.
We communicate in native English
Our dual-qualified English/Spanish lawyers are expert in Spanish and English company law.
Professional ethos of the English Bar.
Highly personalised service
We keep our clients informed and confident that their matters are well managed and under control.
Flexible, commercial approach
We put ourselves in the client’s place and strive to achieve the best outcome.
No hidden cost.
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