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que obstem ao conhecimento do mérito da causa

English translation: which may prevent understanding of the merits of the case

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Portuguese term or phrase:que obstem ao conhecimento do mérito da causa
English translation:which may prevent understanding of the merits of the case
Entered by: Louise Etheridge
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15:46 Nov 7, 2013
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Law/Patents - Law (general) / Divorce and custody
Portuguese term or phrase: que obstem ao conhecimento do mérito da causa
The above excerpt appears in a report, summing up divorce proceedings from an arbitration hearing.

Não há nulidades, excepções ou questões prévias a resolver que obstem ao conhecimento do mérito da causa

Many thanks in advance for any ideas.
Louise Etheridge
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:36
which may prevent understanding of the merits of the case
Explanation:
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Faye Stewart (Hathaway Green Ltd.)
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:36
Grading comment
Many thanks again for your input Faye!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +1which may prevent understanding of the merits of the case
Faye Stewart (Hathaway Green Ltd.)
4 +1which may obstruct knowledge of the merit of the cause
Katarina Peters
4which might prevent consideration of the substance of the case
Teresa Borges
3that are inimical to a hearing on the merits of the casexxxAdrian MM.


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
which might prevent consideration of the substance of the case


Explanation:
Suggestion...

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 06:36
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 96
Notes to answerer
Asker: Great, thanks for your suggestion Teresa!

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
which may obstruct knowledge of the merit of the cause


Explanation:
suggestion

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Note added at 43 mins (2013-11-07 16:30:25 GMT)
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my pleasure!

Katarina Peters
Canada
Local time: 01:36
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 205
Notes to answerer
Asker: Great, many thanks again Katarina!

Asker: Many thanks for your input Katarina!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marlene Curtis
16 mins
  -> Thanks, Marlene!
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
which may prevent understanding of the merits of the case


Explanation:
Suggestion

Faye Stewart (Hathaway Green Ltd.)
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:36
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Many thanks again for your input Faye!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Edgar Potter: This is the way I generally translate the phrase.
21 mins
  -> Thanks, Edgar!
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8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
that are inimical to a hearing on the merits of the case


Explanation:
(AmE): merits hearing

conhecimento > consideration = hearing, disposal, dealing with or adjudication and not understanding of the case.


Example sentence(s):
  • In cases where the judge decide the matter cannot be dealt with on papers, the judge will hold a hearing on the merits of the casewww.un.org/en/oaj/dispute/followingsteps.shtml‎
xxxAdrian MM.
Local time: 07:36
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 357
Notes to answerer
Asker: Many thanks for your input Tom!

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