One of the legal matters that are dealt with during a divorce in Spain is the custody of the children, for the couples who had children during the time of their marriage or for those who have adopted children.
The separation of a couple in Spain has two basic meanings under the Spanish legislation. It is divided between de facto separation and judicial separation.
The divorce legislation in Spain is regulated under the rules of Family Law. The procedures regarding the manner in which divorce can take place in this country are regulated by the Law 15/2005.