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hello. married a spanish woman in 1989. she died of a brain

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hello. married a spanish woman in 1989. she died of a brain tumour in 2009. she, and her brothers, own a small plot of land in spain which they would like to sell. unsure whether spanish or english law applies - please advise. she worked here as a pharmacist for nearly 20 years. she kept her spanish passport. regardless of which system applies the outcome will be that same as any monies received will go to her children.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

Spanish law will apply as the land is in Spain.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

why does english law rather than spanish law prevail?

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Because the property is in Spain.