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Spanish Intestacy Laws

If someone dies without a valid Spanish will in place or other will to validly provide for what will happen to their assets in Spain, then the deceased will have died ‘intestate’. This means that the Spanish estate of the deceased will be distributed according to the intestacy laws of the relevant country. What to […]

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Applying for Italian Residency as a British National

We are currently in the transition period of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, or Brexit, and it is highly recommended that British nationals living in Italy register their residency in Italy before the end of this period on 31st December 2020. Up until this date, British nationals can register their residency in Italy […]

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How to get Probate in England and Wales

­­What is Probate? When someone dies owning assets in England and Wales you may need to go through a process called Probate to obtain the legal authority to handle the deceased’s estate and release and distribute the assets the deceased owned. Everything that was under the deceased’s ownership, their estate, includes ‘immovable’ assets such as […]

Can a document be notarised remotely in the UK?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and restrictions enforced, many businesses and individuals in the UK are looking to deal with the notarisation of documents remotely over the internet using video conference technology such as Zoom, Facetime, Whatsapp, Teams or other similar online platforms. If you require the assistance of a notary but are not able […]

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How to get a birth certificate in Portugal?

Obtaining a copy of a birth certificate for someone born in Portugal can be difficult if you do not speak Portuguese or are not familiar with the registration processes in Portugal. Fortunately Worldwide Lawyers are here to help and can obtain a Portuguese birth certificate on your behalf. What information do you need to get a […]