Law

Is it possible to avoid legal fees if you gift your French home to your children instead of selling it? Legal expert Sue Busby has the answers

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Law

Discover the differences between a ‘compromis de vente’, ‘promesse de vente’ and ‘achat de vente’

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Law

Understand your legal obligations with this handy checklist

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Law

How does power of attorney work in France? In this article, Charlotte Macdonald and Bryony Anning of Stone King LLP’s International and Cross-Border Team answer your FAQs about lasting powers of attorney and their French counterparts, mandats de protection future.

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Law

So you’ve had an offer accepted on a French house and then suddenly the mairie expresses an interest in buying the same property at the same price. What happens now?

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Ownership

Frustrated that you can no longer stay at your French holiday home as long as you’d like following Brexit? Here’s our guide to French long-stay tourist visas

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Choice

Matthew Cameron explains how capital gains tax has changed for sellers of second homes in France

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Tax

Want to move furniture, household appliances, DIY materials or tools to France? Here are the new post-Brexit rules on French customs duty and tax

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Removals

Where there’s a French will, there’s a way to enjoy your property without creating an inheritance headache for your heirs, says Sue Busby

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Law

In the second of this two-part series, Dan Harris, Head of Stone King solicitor’s International & Cross-Border department, who is also a French specialist, completes his review of some of the key French tax and French succession conflicts of law.

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It all goes back to William, Henry and Napoleon apparently - and it still affects French property buyers today

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Law

If you are self-employed or you run your own business in France, what are your legal obligations regarding providing a healthcare scheme to employees?

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Law

Insuring a car in France is fairly similar to in the UK, but don’t be caught out by these differences

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Law

These are some of the steps you will need to take when dealing with a French property after a death in the family

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Law

In the first of a two-part series, Dan Harris, Head of Stone King solicitor’s International & Cross-Border department, who is a French specialist, reviews some of the key French tax and French succession conflicts of law

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Law

Household and vehicle insurance works slightly differently in France, including what’s covered and the procedure for cancelling policies, warns Paulette Booth

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Law

If you buy a property in the centre of an historic French town or village you may need special permission to alter windows, doors or other elements of the façade, says architect Andrew Allen

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Renovation

What are notaire’s fees? Are they the same everywhere? Can they be reduced? Read on to find out.

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Ownership

If done right, gifting your home in France to the next generation can save them from a big tax bill as Matthew Cameron explains

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