Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!!!

Dear friends and colleagues, Greetings from BZN INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM.  The atmosphere at BZN this year has been electric. Just this fall, we’ve won several lawsuits, published new articles, helped a lot of new clients, and much more.  Whether you are a friend, client, or reader, thank you so much for making our work possible, and…

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Devoted Legal Assistance

“Devoted legal assistance”

A real Testimonial from an excellent client: “Devoted legal assistance”; I must say that I am truly honoured and flattered for the testimonial; and interesting book that has kindly been given to me as a gratitude gift; by a very good client and friend. Thank you so much for your wonderful present and also for…

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NIE NUMBER SPAIN

NIE NUMBER SPAIN

What is the NIE number? Useful Tips. First, the Spanish NIE number is the tax identification number, mandatory by all foreigners with financial, professional or social affairs, regardless of whether they are a resident or non-resident in Spain. (i.e. buying a property, car, inheritance, management of taxes, get social security, register at the Padron, etc).…

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SPANISH RESIDENCY INFO

SPANISH RESIDENCY INFO

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION SPANISH RESIDENCY 🇬🇧 All UK citizens living in the Alicante province can go to Alicante city to get the green Spanish residency card Dear clients and Readers, We are writing to inform you that British nationals living in the Alicante province can get next-day Spanish residency appointments in Alicante city. The Foreign Police…

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Notarial powers of attorney

Notarial Power of attorney

What is a power of attorney? A notarial power of attorney is a public document notarized by a notary, by which, a person or Company, appoint another (usually a Solicitor), as legal representative to act on his or her behalf in certain legal acts. For instance, in order to buy or sell properties, dealing with…

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IRPH Litigation Spain

IRPH Litigation Spain

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) IRPH Litigation Spain: The outcome of the European Court of Justice’s Decision On September 10, the Advocate General (Mr Maciej Szpunar) issued his Opinion on a preliminary ruling to be rendered by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The Opinion relates to the validity of…

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CRIMINAL RECORD CANCELLATION

Criminal Record Cancellation

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) CRIMINAL RECORD CANCELLATION IN SPAIN: DOES MY CRIMINAL RECORD STAY WITH ME FOREVER? If you’ve been convicted of a criminal offence, you will usually then have a criminal record. This can cause a variety of problems. For example, a criminal record can adversely affect employment prospects, international travel…

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Claim insurance DANA II

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Steps to follow to claim insurance damage DANA flooding in Spain II An extreme ‘Gota Fria’ –meaning ‘Cold Drop’– delivers Spain’s most Severe Storm in over a century and it has battered practically ALL of Alicante province between September 11 and 15th September. A succession of frigid polar…

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Wrongful acts of tenants

Wrongful acts of tenants

Responsibility of the owner for wrongful acts caused by tenants Beware of wrongful acts of your tenants, especially if you are a homeowner in a community. In fact, you could be jointly legally liable for any harm, damages or annoying behaviour caused by your tenant to the rest of the neighbours. Legislation applicable: Art 7.2…

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Please help HOGAR NAZARET

# VERY URGENT HELP!! Please donate NOW to “HOGAR NAZARET”, and save the children from sexual exploitation and organ trafficking! Our Mission Statement At BZN LEX INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS, Charitable giving is one of our main aims (other than winning compensations for our clients of course) and as part of our corporate responsibility, we donate and…

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Parental Liability in Spain

Parental Liability in Spain

PARENTAL LIABILITY: Who is responsible for the children’s wrongful acts in Spain? In the case of Sarah,- a girl of 12,- she accidentally hit with her bicycle, a pedestrian who was walking in the street, causing him injuries that needed medical treatment for two almost months. The injured party claimed 4.000 euros compensation for the…

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Our Statement of purpose

Our Statement of purpose

To uphold justice and the rule of law At BZN Lex, our Statement of purpose has always been to uphold justice and the rule of law. We passionately believe that the upholding of the Rule of Law. The right to a fair trial goes to the heart of democratic values and Justice in our so-called…

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spanish will

SPANISH WILL

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) USEFUL ADVICE THE IMPORTANCE OF MAKING A SPANISH WILL AND USEFUL ADVICE AND PRACTICAL RECOMMENDATIONS We would like- if we may- to take this opportunity to kindly give you some useful advice regarding a Spanish Will. We have indeed detected that this issue is still creating some confusion…

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Need Legal Advice

Need legal advice, then read on

Need legal advice? We are pleased to inform all our readers and clients that I will be available for a free 10-15 minutes consultation. The date: Wednesday 12th June from 11.45 am to 13:00 am The place: Manhattan Restaurant, Calle del Aqua | Cabo Roig, 03189 Playa Flamenca, Orihuela, España Thank you very much for…

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public document

Signing contracts at the Notary

Remember that signing any important contracts should be signed at the Spanish Notary. The notary is a professional within the Spanish law system and his/ her main function is to certify Spanish documents ensuring that private agreements fulfill certain legal criteria. This is applicable whether you might be considering buying or selling a property, setting…

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divorce in spain

DIVORCE IN SPAIN

Divorce in Spain is never painless, but our experienced Law Firm can provide all the expertise, advice and support you will need to settle your uncontested or contested divorce quickly and efficiently with the least amount of stress or expense. We are proud to inform you that, – as litigation lawyers, – we are experts…

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out of court agreement

Out of court settlement

Father will no longer have to pay child support to his 27 year’s old daughter Dear Readers, In this week’s legal topic, I would like to briefly comment about the recent Judgment rendered by the High Court of Granada regarding child support, as it is equal to a court case that we are dealing at…

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road traffic accidents

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

A LEGAL CONSULTATION FROM A CLIENT LEGAL QUESTION: “I have suffered a traffic accident with my motorbike in a roundabout. A car hit me and the driver of the car is responsible. However, due to the fact that my insurance has expired, will the driver of the car still be liable for the damages caused…

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CASE WON BY BZN Lex!

Claim for alleged defective ankle-foot orthosis In a complex Tort dispute, we have won a new case won, as the Civil Court of Torrevieja has ruled in favor of our client. We are indeed very satisfied with the outcome, – as after a fierce battle, – we have saved our client from paying more than…

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Court decision

ANOTHER CASE WON BY BZN LEX

FANTASTIC SUCCESS FOR BZN LEX: ECONOMIC ADMINISTRATIVE COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF OUR CLIENT! The Court has overruled the unfair decision rendered by the Tax Revenue Office, consequently we have won another case against the administration. The facts of the case are as follows: The tax Revenue office unfairly tried to impose a huge fine…

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European Court

European Court of Justice

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) A new hope for thousands of consumers European Court of Justice on the IRPH clause in Mortgage Loans Dear Readers: The European Court of Justice, has been asked to clarify whether the judgment of the Supreme Court is adjusted to European community law, as it stated in the…

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Private contract

Private Contract

Legal Tip of the day Dear Readers: Remember that any important private contract in Spain should be signed before the Spanish Notary. The notary is a professional within the Spanish law system; his/ her main function is to certify Spanish documents ensuring that private agreements fulfil certain legal criteria. This is applicable whether you might…

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Spanish Residency

SPANISH RESIDENCY

PRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCE REQUIRED! As the Brexit deadline of the 29th March approaches rapidly, we are helping a significant number of UK citizens to apply for Spanish Residency. Many clients have expressed their concern about the medical insurance. Therefore, please find below some useful information regarding this important document. Remember that it is compulsory required…

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ANNUAL TAX RETURN OFFER

(Annual tax declaration + Emergency assistance) In the first place, we would like to take this opportunity to kindly inform you about the Annual tax return. We have indeed detected that this issue is still creating some confusion among our new clients.  First, if you own a property in Spain, it is automatically considered as a type…

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Can you sue for a defamatory post?

Can you sue for a defamatory Facebook or Twitter post? Bottom line YES. You can sue for a defamatory post. However, in order to increase your chances of successfully sue for defamatory content from a social network, each case must be individually analyzed. Bear in mind that not all offensive posts are actionable. First, defamation…

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recovering off plan

Are you buying an off-plan property in Spain?

Are you buying an off-plan property in Spain and using the developers nominated solicitor? Dear Readers, Some Building Developers might recommend you the use of their own usually cheaper solicitors to handle the property conveyance. This can be risky as the solicitor is unlikely to be truly independent as the same firm may be representing…

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DRIVING LICENCE WARNING

DRIVING LICENCE WARNING.

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) BREXIT DEADLINE APPROACHING Dear Readers:  We have been receiving many enquiries from a lot of clients concerned about the need to exchange their driving licence. As the Brexit deadline of the 29th March approaches rapidly. Drivers from the U.K., living in Spain should swap their driving licence for…

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