Se decrete el divorcio

16:19 Oct 30, 2008
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
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Spanish term or phrase: Se decrete el divorcio
Se trata de un fallo de divorcio por mutuo acuerdo. En los primeros párrafos describe el problema juridico principal y el subordinado, el objeto, los sujetos de la acción, los antecedentes y luego viene una parte que dice:

FUNDAMENTOS DE LA ACCION

Se decrete el divorcio- cesación de los efectos civiles del matrimonio civil celebrado entre las partes por la causal del mutuo consentimiento, con su correspondiente disolución y ordenamiento de la liquidación de la sociedad conyudal.

Luego siguen la actuacion procesal, las consideraciones, la conclusión y lo que se resuelve.

Tengo dudas sobre la traducción al inglés debido a la forma del verbo, el cual está relacionado con 'el divorcio' y con 'otorgamiento....

Les agradecería la ayuda.
carosisi
Local time: 17:30


Summary of answers provided
4Resolve upon / order the divorce
Mónica Sauza
5 -1decree the divorce
Maru Villanueva
4(The) Divorce is decreed
neilmac
4Divorce is awarded
med80
2 +2The divorce is granted
S Ben Price


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The divorce is granted


Explanation:
Not very sure.

S Ben Price
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agree  Robert Forstag: Or: "The divorce is hereby granted..."
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agree  AllegroTrans
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Divorce is awarded


Explanation:
Suerte!

med80
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neutral  neilmac: Sounds like it's some kind of prize IMO
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neutral  AllegroTrans: Courts don't "award" divorces
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(The) Divorce is decreed


Explanation:
... with etc etc.

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Decree nisi is the first decree of a dissolution of a marriage during the divorce process, which usually after 6 weeks becomes a decree absolute.

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" ... with cessation of..."

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This is UK English. " Grant/Award" may be common usage in USA, but I don't know.

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www.ourdivorceagreement.com/sample_decree.htm


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Divorce legal definition of Divorce. A divorce decree establishes the new relations between the parties, including their duties and obligations relating to property that they own, ...

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You can always stick in a few archaisms like "hereby" if you want it to sound more "official".

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Apparently it's USA English too, at least in Galveston:
Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - December 20, 1947, Galveston, Texas... Chance divorce Ernest Galvan vs Lei a Galvan ment TENTH DISTRICT COURT J O Howard Judge Civil Docket Gertrude V Conley vs James divorce divorce decreed ...

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French divorce law: According to Article 229 of the French civil Code divorce may be decreed ... A divorce thus decreed is effectively a divorce decreed against both spouses. ...

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This is from the NY Times: "The McKee divorce was decreed to-day in accordance with the announcement made by the court about two weeks ago. The decree is without prejudice to either ..."

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59 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1
decree the divorce


Explanation:
As it is a ruling, I would recommend the following:

"Decree the divorce - cessation of civil effects..."

Here, husband's bill of complaint properly invoked the court's jurisdiction to decree the divorce. However, the absence of a specific request for an ...
www.courts.state.va.us/txtops/0715963.txt

Maru Villanueva
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disagree  AllegroTrans: gramatically unacceptable - we always put a subject before a verb in a sentence like this, and we hardly ever commence a sentence with an imperative
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  -> está en imperativo. Speak up. Release it. Apply it correctly, etc. may be some examples
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Resolve upon / order the divorce


Explanation:
Additional suggestion.

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