tramite de tenencia

12:54 Feb 18, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: tramite de tenencia
Por medio de la presente solicito se sirvan informarme acerca de la dirección de la señora X, para efectos del tramite de tenencia de la menor Y.
Franco Metayer
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:34

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nacustody proceedings
Patricia Lutteral
nacustody proceedings
Robert Dillon
naguardianship of minor Y proceedings
Paul Roige (X)



21 mins
guardianship of minor Y proceedings

Hello. In link 1 you'll find heaps of links on the matter. Link 2 shows: one sample: "Instructional Brochure... Proceedings. Guardianship of Minor Proceedings. ..."
good luck with it :-)

Paul Roige (X)
Local time: 18:34
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 442

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24 mins
custody proceedings

I can't find anything on this in my dictionaries, but I remember it coming up a couple of years ago on a translators' list. It's used in Argentina and, for all I know, elsewhere.

It also seems to fit in the context.

Robert Dillon
Local time: 11:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 65

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22 hrs
custody proceedings

child custody: an overview
Generally, statutes authorize the court having jurisdiction of divorce proceedings to determine who shall have custody of children from the marriage. (The authority to do so is considered part of the original jurisdiction of the court, and not as a new authority being conferred upon them.) Under the common statutory provision, the parents of a child born within a marriage are joint guardians of that child and the rights of both parents are equal--each parent has an equal right to the custody of the child when they separate.
You'll find a lot about custody in this site.

Best regards,


Patricia Lutteral
Local time: 13:34
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 505
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