constituidos los ciudadanos Dr......... y ....., Juez y Secretario del juzgado
English translation: with Messrs. * and * serving as Judge and Secretary
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12:49 Dec 2, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Law (general) / Marriage certificate
Spanish term or phrase:constituidos los ciudadanos Dr......... y ....., Juez y Secretario del juzgado
This forms part of the text of a Marriage Certificate.
with Messrs. * and * serving as Judge and Secretary
Marian Greenfield Local time: 02:12 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 1595
Thank you so much, Marian. It sounds fine. I used your option.
12 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
...being present at...
Explanation: XX, JD, and YY, Judge and Secretary of the XWZY Court, respectively, being present at…
In Venezuela, “constitudos en (a place)” means that the officers previously mentioned have moved from their offices and gone to the place specified in order to perfom some official act.
In your document, this means that the judge and his/her secretary have gone to some place specified by the parties (bride and groom) —usually the home of one of them—, in order to perform the marriage.