FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) by foreign clients
Usually, when a foreign client contacts Piñera del Olmo Canals’ lawyers, he/she is confronted with a Spanish legal system, which is unknown to him. There are a lot of legal professionals in Spain of which the foreigners ignore their existence. For example, the “notary” or the “bailiff/Procurador.” All clients know that they need a lawyer for specific issues. However, they do not know that in Spain, the Law sometimes imposes that the lawyer works with another professional in the court cases (e.g., Both a lawyer and a bailiff are needed to order claims exceeding 2.000 euros).
Our lawyers have developed a summary of the frequently asked questions they face when clients want to work under the Spanish legal system in Barcelona, Madrid, Marbella or any other city in Spain: