Entries by Mariscal & Abogados

Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Spain

Private international law governs the international elements in matters of private law, i.e. family law, law of contract. It also determines whether and under what conditions a judgment rendered by a foreign court will be recognized and enforced by a national court. In Spain foreign judgments are recognized based on bilateral or multilateral treaties or […]

Report concerning prejudgement Seizure in Debt Collection procedures in Spain

This article shall give a very brief overview over different possibilities of enforcing legal demands in different kinds of legal procedure of debt collection. Ordinary civil proceeding In order to initiate a provisionally enforcement or afterwards a distraint several requirements have to be met: before commencing the procedure of provisionally enforcement the bearer of a […]

Procedures to retrieve a heritage in Spain

In the event you know or believe a deceased party has assets in Spain, you may follow the procedures outlined below to discover the extent of these assets and to successfully retrieve them. You can easily find person’s assets, if they are registered, before the Registry of Movable Assets. The first step to be taken […]

Spanish law against late payments in commercial transactions

The Law establishing measures to fight against late payments in commercial transactions (3/2004 Law of December 29th) represents the culmination of a legislative process developed with the purpose of adapting the Spanish legislation to the content of  the 2000/35/EC Directive and drastically reducing the payment terms in the commercial field. This communitarian Directive, approved by the […]

Melanie Glover, June – September 2009

PDF- M.-Cooley-Law-School-Magazine-Winter-2009 Mariscal Abogados provides law students with the opportunity to expand on  his/her substantive and practical legal education by practcing alongside an experienced team of attorneys. Melanie gained experience in a  number of areas working for a five-attorney law firm in Spain during the summer of 2009. In addition to writing contracts and translating legislation, articles […]