Reliable solutions for Inheritance in Spain

Your Specialists in Inheritance Law in Altea, Alicante

When you have a property and other assets in Spain, at some point you will want to consider who will inherit them. Succession law in Spain means that Spanish inheritance works in a different way to that of some other countries. This is where the expertise of an inheritance lawyer in Spain comes into play.

An inheritance lawyer can be your invaluable guide through the complex and often intricate process of inheritance in this beautiful Mediterranean country. At Albir Abogados we are specialised in the intricate details of Spanish inheritance law and can assist you in ensuring that your wishes are carried out precisely as you intend.

One of the key advantages of consulting an English-speaking inheritance lawyer in Spain is the ease of communication. Language barriers can often complicate legal matters, but with a proficient English-speaking inheritance lawyer, you can navigate the intricacies of Spanish inheritance law with clarity and confidence.

The process of inheriting assets in Spain can be challenging to comprehend, especially for those unfamiliar with Spanish law. As experienced inheritance lawyers we can provide you with the guidance and support you need to navigate this complex terrain smoothly.

Key features included in our Inheritance Service:

Advice and support from day one

Personal attention from a inheritance Lawyer to advise you of the process and what you might expect.

A calculation of the inheritance tax payable on any assets.

Contact with our offices, by e-mail or by telephone.

Online facility to enable you to track progress at each stage.

Advice as the process draws to a close and you make decisions for the future.

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Services after signing inheritance deed


Change of name and arrangements for a new bank account.


Change of name with utility companies and with the community of owners.

Registration of any changes at the Land Registry.

Payment of plusvalía tax for the property (local tax based on increase in the value of the land).

All legal procedures involved in inheritance

Speedy acquisition of inheritor’s NIE.


Organisation of the power of attorney in Spain or in your own country obtaining a copy of the last will.

All sworn translations.

Legalisation of all foreign documents before the notary.

Organising the deferment of inheritance tax payment if necessary.


Signing the inheritance documents through a power of attorney before the Notary.

Organising the payment of inheritance tax.

All administrative services

Obtaining bank account certificates.


Obtaining the last will certificate.

Reclaiming life insurance entitlements.

Obtaining the town hall registration records.

Additional Services

Advice and assistance with the annual Spanish property taxes for inheritors

Documentation in preparation for the sale of the property

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