Changes to the small claims procedure in Spain

On May 4, 2010, the Procedural Law in Spain underwent a reform with Law 13/2009, significantly expanding the application of the law. The small claims procedure, known as “proceso monitorio,” saw a substantial extension in its scope. Under the reformed legislation, debts of up to €250,000 can now be recovered, a significant increase from the previous limit of €30,000.

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