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Incident with another cyclist, repair costs too expensive

Great job taking the photo at the time, it could end up saving you some money. I can see an Acera rear derailleur(inexpensive), a seven speed freewheel (cheap), a rusty chain (poorly maintained), a ...
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Taxed in Spain due to COVID overstay?

Your link points to an article published in October 2020. More recent articles (May, July 2021) points out that the Spanish Directorate General of Taxes (DGT), since April 2021, accepts the OECD ...
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Is there a geographic legal limit on copyright infringement?

The question mentions copyright, but corporate logos are more often protected by trademark law. There are significant differences in the protections afforded, and in where actions can be brought. ...
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Is it legal in Spain/Europe to retain an employee until a replacement is found?

Involuntary servitude is illegal in Spain/Europe Has been for more than 100 years. Once an employee resigns their only obligation is to work the contracted (or statutory) notice period or pay the ...
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What if rules for a public transport are only visible on a website and not in Metro / Bus?

Unfortunately, your chances are nil. There are panels on every metro station where tickets and fares are listed, and on those a summary of the conditions is posted and a pointer to where to get the ...
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Can a parent kick an adult child out of a house that the parents do not own or rent?

Note: All links in Spanish (sorry). Regardless or your father being or not the legal owner of the home, the issue at play is that of alimentos1. This is an obligation between some family ...
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Happened in Australia, tried in Spain?

The question isn't "In which court is this going to be tried?". The question is (for each potential court): "Does this court have jurisdiction over the matter, and does the court deem ...
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Do weekends count as vacational days?

A vacation day is a day "off",that is a day that one is not working, that you would otherwise be working. So, if you had a seasonal job as, say, a tour guide, from January 1 to June 1, any days "off" ...
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Can you avoid extra taxes by making your children the owners of your new business?

TL;DR Yes, but there are very important side effects you might want to know. If the workshop or office is free from VAT, I don't know why would anyone have to pay taxes from the place's acquisition. ...
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Seller unilaterally triples the shipping cost

france France is not Spain, but both are civil-law jurisdictions, so I expect this answer to be marginally more applicable to the original question than answers based on common-law countries. Listed ...
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Does nulidad de pleno derecho cause effects ex tunc?

The literal translation of nulidad de pleno derecho is "null act of full right" or more ideomatically "fully null" but the phrase of equivalent meaning in English language legal ...
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Injury to hotel guest due to negligence on hotel's part

I would let the hotel know about it. If the injury requires a hospital visit that resulted in costs then, I would contact your travel (and/or personal) insurances and ask them how to deal with it. ...
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Move money from Germany to Spain

Since Germany and Spain are both in the EU, there is really nothing special you have to do that would be any different from moving money from one account in Germany to another. Indeed, if you ...
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Is it legal to change the curriculum of an university degree?

Yes. It is legal. Curriculum requirements are policy decisions of an institution, not binding contracts with students. It might be ill advised policy, but it is not prohibited.
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What are EU requirements for listing VAT on receipts?

The EU VAT directive has harmonized rules for invoices. Relevant for your question: Article 226 requires, among others, that the invoice contains the customer's VAT identification number, as ...
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How does the Spanish legal system determine cases of vicarious abuse?

The article seems to state the legal standard which I repeat here in a Google Translate version: The former Government delegate for Gender Violence, Miguel Lorente , defines vicarious violence as &...
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Do weekends count as vacational days?

After seeing that you asked for "natural" days I checked your profile and yes, you are from Spain. Natural days (días naturales) are "days as they appear in the calendar". These include weekends and ...
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False advertising to consumers

Assuming she can prove what the sales clerk said, she is entitled to a replacement. EU consumer law creates a warranty that an item will be fit for the purposes which the vendor states it is fit for. ...
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Move money from Germany to Spain

Articles 66, 67 and 115 of the "General Taxes Law" of Spain demand you are able to prove those earnings' source, and legality, and that taxation has been performed for them; for 4 years (theoretically,...
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Is it legal to change the curriculum of an university degree?

Might depend on which University. I fail to read which exact University you are thinking of. Public Universities in Spain, both transferred (most of them) and non transferred (UNED and... can't ...
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Hotel in Ibiza offers vouchers upon booking cancellation due to coronavirus

Take the voucher What law applies? Assuming you booked directly with the hotel then Spanish law applies to this contract. The hotel does not "do business" in the UK so you have no protection from UK ...
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Is it legal in Spain/Europe to retain an employee until a replacement is found?

In some parts of Europe (germany), employment contracts normally contain notice periods which the employee must respect. A default applies if nothing is specified in the employment contract: §622 - ...
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Seller unilaterally triples the shipping cost

In england-and-wales, the general rule is that goods listed for sale on a website are an invitation to treat. This a common law (rebuttable) presumption which is derived from the principle that all ...
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May a Moroccan student work in Spain?

The regulation that creates the 30-hour restriction is found in Royal Decree ("Real Decreto") 629/2022 from July 26, 2022, presented in the Official State Bulletin ("Boletín Oficial del ...
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Spanish Will Office?

In most countries (including Spain, if I read the spanish Wikipedia article correctly) Wills do not need to be deposited in an official office. They may need to be made in the presence of an attorney ...
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Self defense in Spain

First, I am not a lawyer, but my answer could be a starting point. On the surface, it seems that yes, in some form, stand your ground is permitted. At least comparing to the Wikipedia definition: &...
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Most recent case in Texas where Spanish colonial law cited

These matters are litigated on a regular basis in Texas with rulings being entered as recently as this month in one such case. There have been legislative confirmations of these land grants in Texas ...
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