18 Feb

The crime of theft

Article 237 of the criminal code that punishes the crime of theft, highlights two types of robberies, theft with force on things and theft with violence or intimidation.

12 Feb

The divorce

The Civil Code, in its 1981 amendment, introduced the legal concept of divorce : when two persons united by marriage can end their relationship, dissolve the common economic society, and remarry whomever they wish.

Differences with marriage separation:

16 Jan

Domestic violence, a type of abuse

Criminal law defines domestic violence in its article 173.2 of the Penal Code as the practice of « regularly physical or psychological violence against one who is or was his spouse or on a person who is or who has been bound by a similar affective relationship, even without living together, or on

12 Dec

Crime of illegal marriages / Criminal law

Criminal law punishes the crimes of illegal marriages in the articles 217 to 219.The criminal code provides for three cases of illegal marriage.

Penalty for the crime of illegal marriages: from six months to one year in prison.

5 Dec

Offense of exhibitionism in Spanish law

Criminal law defines the offense of exhibitionism in article 185 of the Penal Code as « to execute or cause to be carried out to another person acts of obscene exhibitionism in the presence of minors or persons with disabilities in need of protection special ».

4 Dec

Motherhood, a right for every woman

Spanish Labor Law states in article 48.4 of the Workers' Statute that « the suspension shall last sixteen uninterrupted weeks which may be extended in the case of multiple births by two additional weeks for each child from the second ».