International Estate Planning

We frequently advise clients from common law jurisdictions in all matters connected with international estate planning, including, but not limited to:

  • Reviewing existing wills
  • Designing and drafting international wills and Spanish testaments
  • Structuring foreign trusts to avoid or minimize Spanish inheritance tax liabilities
  • Advising on the use of Payable on Death accounts and the appointment of successor beneficiaries to allow for the transfer of assets outside of probate
  • Advising on Spanish inheritance and gift tax and  Double-Taxation Treaties
  • Preparing living wills and health care proxies for foreign nationals / domiciliaries.