What is a Statutory Declaration?

A Statutory Declaration is a statement or fact that is created and signed in the presence of a UK solicitor, Notary Public or anyone who is authorised by law to hear it. Statutory Declarations are signed in the presence of a UK official to ensure that the written statement does not contain any false information or material. The person making the declaration is made aware of their responsibilities. To knowingly make a false declaration could result in legal proceedings being taken against that person.

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Christmas and New Year Processing Times

Christmas is approaching and another year is coming to a close. For many, this time is a period of relaxation but this can be a busy time of year for some as preparations for the New Year are undertaken. Each year we often find some of the most urgent orders are received during this period and we strive to maintain our efficient service wherever possible.

Below you will find everything you need to know about our processing times over the festive period.

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Apostille for Passport

Legalising a passport for use in another country need not be expensive or time consuming. Whilst it is predominately a travel document, the passport is also used as proof of identification or citizenship. In various circumstances you may be asked to provide a copy of your passport to an overseas authority, for example when opening an international bank account, and in such situations the Apostille may be required.

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Managing the Estate of the Deceased when Assets are held in Spain

Managing the estate of a deceased person can be a difficult process and this can be exacerbated by the circumstances. When the deceased held assets overseas there are many legal barriers to overcome.

Expatriation to Spain is becoming more and more commonplace for UK citizens. Furthermore, many people choose to invest their money overseas to diversify their interests and provide financial security in the long term. Following the death of an individual there are several documents that may require legalisation when managing the property of the deceased.

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What is a Notary Public and Do You Need One?

When researching how to get your documents prepared for overseas use, you will come across many words and phrases that are often used to describe services offered. These are often interchangeable, occasionally misused and sometimes confusing. You will read about apostilles, legalisation, certification, attestation and also notarisation.

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Looking for a Cheap Apostille Service?

Providing an efficient apostille service for market leading prices is our aim. Our cheap apostille service is provided at a great price without compromising on service.

Working to tight deadlines we strive to provide a fast apostille service as well as value for money for all of our customers. We are never knowingly beaten when comparing like for like services. If you have found an apostille service that claims to be cheaper than our service then we ask you to look what a few pounds saved may actually cost you.

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Apostille for Companies House Documents

Company Documents issued by Companies House are often issued with the apostille. There is a range of documents issued by the UK registrar of companies that we legalise on a regular basis.

Companies House documents are usually required when Companies are looking to set up international branches, conduct business in another country or open company bank accounts overseas.

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Why Apostille a Decree Absolute?

There are very few couples that enter into marriage anticipating a divorce at some point in the future. However, according to the National Statistics Office over 40% of marriages end in divorce. When a divorce is finally completed through the courts a decree absolute will be issued. You may find it necessary to provide evidence of the divorce overseas and obtain an apostille certificate.

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