City marshal

19:19 Nov 17, 2006
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
English term or phrase: City marshal
"The city marshal shut down the company next door last night because they didn't pay the bills."

Marshals primarily enforce orders from Civil Court cases, including collecting on judgments, towing, seizing utility meters and carrying out evictions. Marshals collectively perform approximately 25,000 evictions per year. Marshals are regulated by DOI but, unlike the City Sheriff, they are not City employees. Marshals collect fees, which are set by statute, from the private litigants whose judgments they enforce, and they also retain five percent of any money they collect on judgments. Marshals must pay an annual assessment to the City consisting of $1,500 plus 4.5% of their gross income

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doi/html/marshals/marshal_main.html
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4alguacil
Marina Lara Petersen


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alguacil


Explanation:
alguacil de la ciudad o pueblo

Dictionary of Law and Business (Thomas L. West III)

Marina Lara Petersen
Local time: 13:06
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