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reclamacion de legitima y de mejora

English translation: de legitima = legitime or legal portion / de mejora = special bequest (over-the-quota portions)

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Spanish term or phrase:reclamacion de legitima y de mejora
English translation:de legitima = legitime or legal portion / de mejora = special bequest (over-the-quota portions)
Entered by: Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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13:07 Nov 22, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
Spanish term or phrase: reclamacion de legitima y de mejora
Petition for Ordinary Civil Proceedings

"...suplicando se dictase en su dia sentencia sobre reclamacion de legitima y de mejora."
Catherine Gilsenan
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:32
de legitima = legal portion / de mejora = special bequest (over-the-quota portions)
Explanation:
Something along these lines...



Convents As Litigants: Dowry And Inheritance Disputes In Early ... - [ Traducir esta página ]If the total of these free bequests totaled less than one-fifth, the remaining sum, the remanente ... could be designated as a special bequest or mejora. ...
findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2005/is_3_33/ai_61372238/pg_4 - 48k - En caché - Páginas similares


"Choosing' Partible Inheritance: Chilean Merchant Families, 1795-1825 - [ Traducir esta página ]Testators could make special bequests (the mejora) fro their quinto and tercio. The quinto (one fifth of the estate) was the portion o the estate from which ...
www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&se=gglsc&d=5000274142 - Páginas similares
de M Lamar - 1994 - Citado por 5 - Artículos relacionados - Las 2 versiones


JSTOR: Dowry and Inheritance in Colonial Spanish America ... - [ Traducir esta página ]... as a special bequest (mejora) for one or more of the necessary heirs. ... ( tercio)) to an heir or heirs as an additional bequest (mejora del tercio). ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0003-1615(198704)43%3A4%3C395%3ADAIICS%3E2.0.CO

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Is a WILL written outside of Colombia legal? (Poorbuthappy in ... - [ Traducir esta página ]15 entradas - 8 autores - Última entrada: 17 May
The law requires only the person be a legal resident of Colombia. .... The first half is called LEGITIMAS. This portion is mandatory by law ...
poorbuthappy.com/colombia/post/is-a--will-written-outside-of-colombia-legal/ - 33k - En caché - Páginas similares
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3de legitima = legal portion / de mejora = special bequest (over-the-quota portions)
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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legitima y mejora
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)

  

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de legitima = legal portion / de mejora = special bequest (over-the-quota portions)


Explanation:
Something along these lines...



Convents As Litigants: Dowry And Inheritance Disputes In Early ... - [ Traducir esta página ]If the total of these free bequests totaled less than one-fifth, the remaining sum, the remanente ... could be designated as a special bequest or mejora. ...
findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2005/is_3_33/ai_61372238/pg_4 - 48k - En caché - Páginas similares


"Choosing' Partible Inheritance: Chilean Merchant Families, 1795-1825 - [ Traducir esta página ]Testators could make special bequests (the mejora) fro their quinto and tercio. The quinto (one fifth of the estate) was the portion o the estate from which ...
www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&se=gglsc&d=5000274142 - Páginas similares
de M Lamar - 1994 - Citado por 5 - Artículos relacionados - Las 2 versiones


JSTOR: Dowry and Inheritance in Colonial Spanish America ... - [ Traducir esta página ]... as a special bequest (mejora) for one or more of the necessary heirs. ... ( tercio)) to an heir or heirs as an additional bequest (mejora del tercio). ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0003-1615(198704)43%3A4%3C395%3ADAIICS%3E2.0.CO

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Note added at 2 horas (2008-11-22 15:58:07 GMT)
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Is a WILL written outside of Colombia legal? (Poorbuthappy in ... - [ Traducir esta página ]15 entradas - 8 autores - Última entrada: 17 May
The law requires only the person be a legal resident of Colombia. .... The first half is called LEGITIMAS. This portion is mandatory by law ...
poorbuthappy.com/colombia/post/is-a--will-written-outside-of-colombia-legal/ - 33k - En caché - Páginas similares

Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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Reference: legitima y mejora

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Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 1757

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agree  xxxjacana54: http://www.spanishpropertyco.com/Making a Spanish will.html; http://www.shelteroffshore.com/index.php/living/more/inherit...
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Changes made by editors
Nov 25, 2008 - Changes made by Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.):
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/944419">Catherine Gilsenan's</a> old entry - "reclamacion de legitima y de mejora" » "de legitima = legitime or legal portion / de mejora = special bequest (over-the-quota portions)"
Nov 25, 2008 - Changes made by Catherine Gilsenan:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/944419">Catherine Gilsenan's</a> old entry - "reclamacion de legitima y de mejora" » "de legitima = legal portion / de mejora = special bequest (over-the-quota portions)"


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