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Spanish term or phrase:JURISDICCION VOLUNTARIA
English translation:voluntary jurisdiction..
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Spanish term or phrase: JURISDICCION VOLUNTARIA
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voluntary jurisdiction..
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5 +5voluntary jurisdiction..
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voluntary jurisdiction..

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disagree  AllegroTrans: Whilst "volumtary jurisdiction" is a literal translation, no English speaker used to the systems in Common Law countries would understand what it means - this simply means non-contentious legal procedures and has nothing to do with "jurisdictions" as such
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Non-contentious business

A literal translation doesn't work here. Firstly, the various jurisdictions in USA UK etc. are generally dividede into civil and criminal. The term "voluntary jurisdiction" doesn't make sense we would not regard it as a "jurisdiction" at all.
The key here is the distinction between "contentious" litigation (i.e. where there is an opponent) and "non-contentious" busines (which includes such matters as probate, conveyancing and adoption).
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... comunes a la jurisdicción contenciosa y a la voluntaria (Libros II y III ... en la actualidad, la entrada en vigor de la Ley sobre Jurisdicción Voluntaria. ... - 110k - Cached
4.Intercountry Adoption El Salvador
About The Bureau of Consular Affairs. News and Updates. Congressionial Liaison ... "Ley del Ejercicio Notarial de la Jurisdicción Voluntaria y de Otras Diligencias" ... - 53k - Cached

1.Lords Hansard text for 26 Jan 1999 (190126-21)
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any non-contentious business commenced before the coming into force of this ... USA Trafficking In Persons Report 2005 (8971) Memorandum on Quorum (7974) ... - 143k - Cached
3.Establishing a Practice Abroad(PDF)
"legal consultant" in the USA) ... assumption that it relates to non-contentious ... the provisions of the Solicitors' (Non-Contentious Business) Remuneration ... a practice abroa... - 112k - View as html
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The Chambers Guides list the top lawyers in 175 countries around the world and ... of Northern Ireland - Board Member of the Non-Contentious Business Committee. ... - 19k - Cached
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107. Generally speaking, contingency fees as understood in the USA are not ... in non-contentious business but barristers cannot use them at all. ... - 189k - View as html

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neutral  Tatty: It is the opposite of compulsory jurisdiction, we definately use in the UK in relation to financial ombudsman schemes. Contentious matters are clearly brought before an ombudsman.
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