A 53 year old man is facing 8 years in prison after being charged with trying to kill his ex-wife’s lawyer with a chainsaw. The incident happened in an agricultural warehouse in El Ejido on March 10, 2014. The estranged husband ran into the lawyer during a fruit auction being held there and got into an argument. The discussion ended with the man grabbing a chain-saw, firing it up and threatening to kill the lawyer, Continue reading Man who attacked wife’s lawyer with chainsaw faces 8 years inside
The Almeria divorce court has finally got around to replying to a request for a divorce lodged back in 2001 by a local couple. The court wrote to the couple asking them if they wished to continue with the process, as so much time had gone past. As it happens, the couple had actually managed to sort things out, and so wrote back to say thanks but no thanks, before sending the letter off to Continue reading Almeria divorce court gets round to hearing divorce 13 YEARS after request was submitted
Gallardón, the Minister for Justice, has announced that to help free up courts, citizens will in future be permitted to marry or divorce at their local notary public. Divorce will only be permitted when amicable, otherwise a civil case will be opened as normal. 80% of Spaniards are in favour of the move, according to El Mundo’s poll.