Conveyancing Solicitor Valencia & Spanish Property Lawyer

English Speaking Lawyer

MARTA ROMERO SOBRECUEVA

MEMBER NUMBER 10336 OF THE VALENCIAN BAR&LAW SOCIETY

STATEMENT: WHILE WE ARE ALL SUFFERING SOMEHOW THE COVID PANDEMIC, THIS LAW FIRM CONTINUES PARTIALLY WORKING FROM HOME FOR THE BEST OF ALL OF US SO MEETINGS ARE WHEN POSSIBLE BY CONFERENCE CALL. WE WANT TO SAY THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR KEEPING SAFE AND WISH BEST HEALTH FOR EVERYBODY.

In addition of complications of language and cultural differences, we understand that it can be difficult to find INDEPENDENT and IMPARTIAL professional legal advice in Spain.

We are multilingual PROPERTY SOLICITORS, based in Valencia city, Spain, providing a range of services to commercial and residential clients, with a reputation as professionals that can be trusted to work in a clear and STRAIGHTFORWARD on our clients behalf.

Protecting the interests of our clients, we comply with the requirements of the Colegio de Abogados de Valencia (Law Society of Valencia, Spain) as we are registered since 1998 (number 10336).

Since we are your professionals of trust, we are committed to provide you with a smooth, less stressful and secure experience with our services.

Personalised fees packages are available on request.

Marta Romero Sobrecueva · Spanish Lawyer

Marta Romero, Conveyancing Solicitor Valencia and Property Lawyer Spain

PUBLIC REVIEWS, MARTA ROMERO SOBRECUEVA CONVEYANCING SERVICES VALENCIA, SPAIN

Ole Martin Olsen
Ole Martin Olsen
18:49 07 Jan 20
We bought an apartment in Valencia and would absolutely recommend Marta as a lawyer. She has the knowledge and contacts and knows how to get things done. She also gave invaluable advice in the purchasing process.
Xavi Planells
Xavi Planells
13:04 15 Oct 19
The best lawyer you can work with if you're thinking of buying a house in Valencia. Highly recommended
Marlen Lawrenz
Marlen Lawrenz
15:05 07 Oct 19
I really enjoyed working with Marta! She is a very experienced lawyer - diligent, efficient and thorough, while acting with great integrity & professionalism. She communicates really well, understands her clients' needs and speaks fluent English; key documents are provided in both Spanish & English.I strongly... recommend getting in touch with her as soon as you consider buying a property so that she can explain the process, give advice and guide you through the transaction.leer más
Ildiko Kohles
Ildiko Kohles
11:42 08 Aug 19
Marta worked with us on a property transaction, she's very professional, prompt and most importantly she cares and has integrity! Can't recommend her high enough, 5 star!
Sydney Stanhope
Sydney Stanhope
15:59 27 May 19
Marta is the best! She handled my property transaction with total professionalism and made me feel very secure. She also connected with a great project manager/designer for my apartment's remodelling job. Five stars!
David Peck
David Peck
19:31 06 Mar 19
Marta is an excellent Lawyer, professional and with a good sense of humour. Easy to work with, and receptive when asking questions. Available when you need help and patient when explaining complex issues of residency or modulo 720. A pleasure to work with. Thanks Martha!
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LAW FIRM

Marta Romero’s expertise has three basic principles:

  • Clarity and efficiency.
  • Constant and fluid updated communication to clients.
  • Technical and legal vision of all situations.

Marta Romero was admitted to the Valencia Bar in 1998. She has worked as a Spanish solicitor in Spain and England and is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Catalan/Valencian. Marta Romero’s office is located in Valencia, capital of the Valencia Community, Spain – not far from the Costa Blanca where she has also practiced law.

Marta Romero is specialized in giving bilingual legal advice and legal translations in English and Spanish. She has an international background of legal experience and works to assist the needs of investors, second home owners and expatriates in Spain, who wish to purchase or sell properties in Spain and who also need assistance with related transactions, inheritance, migration and other legal matters.

Marta is recommended by spanishpropertyinsight.com

PROPERTY & REAL ESTATE LAWYER

Purchasing property abroad and not taking detailed account of the legal implications can be time consuming, imprudent and costly. We assist clients by providing an independent legal advise with the following procedures:

  • Explaining to our clients how the purchase process is meant to be in Spain (incluiding distressed or bank repossessed property).
  • Checking ownership at the Land Registry.
  • Checking the legality of the property towards local urban law.
  • Contract negotiation, providing of a bilingual agreement.
  • Change of name on title deeds after divorce or couple separation.
  • Utility contract name changes and direct debit establishment. Registration of supplies.
  • Bilingual tenancy agreements.
  • Fast efficient service for obtaining a NIE number (Spanish fiscal identification number for foreigners) and for Residency Certificate for Europeans and residency for non European citizens.
  • Bilingual building contracts on house reform and renovation.
  • Bilingual assistance at Notary.
  • Balancing the payable fees and taxes.
  • Estate agent’s fees negotiation (to be done before any contact with agencies).
  • Property lawyer legal advice connected with Golden Visa assessment and help.

Marta is recommended by spanishpropertyinsight.com

GOLDEN VISA LEGAL ADVICE

As property lawyer, MARTA ROMERO LAW FIRM can provide help to clients from the very start, this is providing property purchase legal advice with all the knowledge of next steps.

Legal advice and help on Golden Visa can also be provided once the clients have purchased the property and require the help of a professional.

What does MARTA ROMERO LAW FIRM provide?

  • General assessment and Full advice on golden visa, residency and right to work.
  • Preparation and advice about all documentation needed for the visa by the client.
  • Getting in contact with any Spanish Consulate or/and with the immigration department when needed
  • Appointments with us for assessment on this purpose, emails, WhatsApp/telephone/sky calls when needed.
  • Filling up visa application forms.
  • Filling up tax/fee forms in order to be paid by the clients.
  • Submitting online the application forms with the required documentation – when this is possible.
  • Contacting sworn/certificate translation when needed.
  • Contacting health insurance broker and providing quote without any extra cost from our side.
  • Experience with Spanish Consulate/Embassy off all over the World.

LEGAL ADVICE

ON ANY OTHER NON-CONTENTIUS MATTER

Marta Romero is part of a team of lawyers specialized in different legal areas:

  • Conveyancing and Property Law.
  • International Law.
  • Commercial Law.
  • Civil Law.
  • Litigation.
  • Inmigration Law.

Marta has an international background of legal experience and where appropiate collaborates with qualified lawyers in other legal jurisdictions, such as England, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

IMMIGRATION LAWYER

BRITISH – A NEW DEADLINE 31st of December 2020

IMMIGRATION AUTHORITIES determined on the 6th of July 2020 how to proceed for UK citizens and their families to get or keep their Spanish residence in this transitory time being still considered as “European citizens”.

From the 6th of July to 31st of December 2020 British citizens can change their residence in Spain into a new particular kind of residence permit.

BRITISH CITIZEN WITH EU REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE (WITH GREEN CARD)

British can obtain a new identification card -TIE- as non EU residents have in Spain, though with the EU requirements.

We can provide the needed advice and help to British that have been in Spain and register in the past.

BRITISH CITIZEN WITHOUT EU REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE (NO GREEN CARD YET)

With previous legal advice, checking, informing – even providing some of the required documentation(even padron for the first time), we can submit an online application on clients behalf. Keeping our office as contact for authorities would smooth the process for anyone that does not enjoy working with bureaucracy!

PADRON – REGISTRATION IN LOCAL COUNCIL FOR BRITISH – OTHER NON EU – EU CITIZENS

We can provide the registration and obtain on client’s behalf the certificate in order to apply for their residence permit – or for any other question that it´s needed for.

PADRON – UNREGISTRATION FROM LOCAL COUNCIL

If you are leaving the country to live somewhere else, going back home or just moving to another country. We can contact the local council and provide an unregistration for you to appear as non resident anymore in that particular Council – Ayuntamiento.

EUROPEANS

NIE NUMBERS (FOREIGNER’S IDENTIFICATION – TAX NUMBER)

If you are about to own a property in Spain, or live here as a resident, you are going to need an N.I.E. number. This is actually also the tax number, so this is the reason why also non resident need it. You might require further information or an estimate for our legal fees on this purpose, by clicking here to contact us.

RESIDENCE

If you are about to own a property in Spain and live or just be in Spain as a resident, after the first 3 months of your stay in Spain, as EU national, you are required to register your residence and obtain a registration certificate by the Central Register of Foreign Nationals (Registro Central de Extranjeros). If you want to require further information or an estimate for our legal fees on this purpose, please click here.

After a continuous period of 5 years Eu-citizens acquire the right of permanent residence in Spain, therefore they can apply for a permanent residence document, which confirms their right to live in this country and without any conditions. You might require further information or an estimate for our legal fees on this purpose, by clicking here.

NON-EU CITIZENS

NIE NUMBERS (FOREIGNER’S IDENTIFICATION – TAX NUMBER)
If you are about to own a property in Spain, or live here as a resident, you are going to need an N.I.E. number. This is actually also the tax number, but you might want to live here so you need a permission to stay:

RESIDENCE

  • Non lucro visa and residency permit.
  • Golden visa and residency permit.
  • Business visa and residency permit.
  • Working visa and residency permit.

If you wish to require further information or an estimate for our legal fees on this purpose, please click here to contact us.

INHERITANCE LAWYER

If you have assets in Spain you will need a will even though you may have a will in your own Country. This is important for the following reasons: To avoid heirs becoming involved in time consuming expensive litigation procedures in Spain and the expatriate country.To enable testators (donors) to leave their estate to whomever they choose, subject to their national legal requirements.

Marta offers her clients the following services:

  • A bilingual Last Will and Testament.
  • Assistance before a Notary Public.
  • Estate transfers to heirs.
  • Estate distribution to heirs.

This service is intended for those beneficiaries of Spanish properties or assets where the donor (owner of the property) dies either intestate – ie. no valid will was signed – or with the valid will (testament).

Accordingly, Marta offers the following services:

  • Obtaining the official Death Certificate copy.
  • Request of Will Certificates from the Spanish Central Registry of Wills.
  • Obtaining the Wills from the Notary Public where they were signed.
  • Statements from intestate heirs when no will is available.
  • Assisting with the acceptance procedures of the inheritence.
  • Distribution of the inheritance.
  • Registration of the new owner’s inheritence at the Land Registry.
  • Arrangement of payments of the Inheritance Tax levied.

Legal Translation

Prompt and accurate translation of legal documents, eg. birth, death and marriage certificates.

Explanation of legal terms to enhance understanding where necessary.

Face to face discussions in order to resolve complex translatory matters.

Assistance at the Notary as interpreter on completion of purchase or sale of property.

CONTACT & LOCATION

Marta’s law practice is situated at number 84 of Calle Cirilo Amorós (Ciril Amorós) Apartment 12, 6th floor – 46004 Valencia, Spain.Telephone: +34 961 042 631
Mobile: +34 675 862 431
E-mail: admin@martaromero.es

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