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Abogado Constituido y Apoderado Especial

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10:44 Sep 14, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: Abogado Constituido y Apoderado Especial
This is a Decree of Divorce from the Dominican Republic and the couple has "so and so" as their "Abogado Constituido y Apoderado Especial".

Thank you!
Marianela Capitan
English translation:Marianela, you are going to have a difficult time making a decision here...
Explanation:
Abogado Constituido = appointed attorney or designated attorney

apoderado special=is an attorney in fact (that is it has power of attorney to do and represent)or the same thing as a legal representative; therefore, your title should read:

Appointed attorney and legal representative of such and such

Good luck making a decision! ;o)
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Maria
Local time: 12:33
Grading comment
Maria, thank you for your help!

I did have a hard time making a decision. All answers were great. Thanks.
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Summary of answers provided
naMarianela, you are going to have a difficult time making a decision here...
Maria
naappointed and empowered attorney (or legal counsel)
Luz Bordenkircher
naattorney of record and special agentHeathcliff
naattorney named to represent them (the client)
Yolanda Broad
naAdvocate [lawyer] with powers of attorney
Luis Luis
naDesignated advocate and special power of attorney holderTelesforo Fernandez


  

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12 mins
Designated advocate and special power of attorney holder


Explanation:
I would translate it this way.

Telesforo Fernandez
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Yolanda Broad

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19 mins
Advocate [lawyer] with powers of attorney


Explanation:
Cumplimientos.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 12:33
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 171

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Yolanda Broad

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42 mins
attorney named to represent them (the client)


Explanation:
On a divorce decree, abogado = attorney

Note phrasing for the English...

From the Oxford Superlex:
apoderado -da m, f a (Der) proxy, representative

constiduido, from the Oxford Superlex: named


    Oxford Superlex
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 13:33
Native speaker of: English
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47 mins
attorney of record and special agent


Explanation:
The phrase "designated legal counsel" is an acceptable synonym for "attorney of record." Please note, however, that "special agent" is not at all the same thing as a "special attorney" or "special counsel," both of which are lawyers employed by the Attorney General of the United States (or of any individual state) in matters involving the public interest. -- Hope this helps, HC


    Louis Robb, _Diccionario de Terminos Legales ES<>IN_
    _Black's Law Dictionary_
Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 10:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 hr
Marianela, you are going to have a difficult time making a decision here...


Explanation:
Abogado Constituido = appointed attorney or designated attorney

apoderado special=is an attorney in fact (that is it has power of attorney to do and represent)or the same thing as a legal representative; therefore, your title should read:

Appointed attorney and legal representative of such and such

Good luck making a decision! ;o)


    Thomas West, III/ Dict. Law and Business
Maria
Local time: 12:33
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 920
Grading comment
Maria, thank you for your help!

I did have a hard time making a decision. All answers were great. Thanks.

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Heathcliff
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1 hr
appointed and empowered attorney (or legal counsel)


Explanation:
from the context I assume that you are talking about the same person as in these cases attorneys are appointed and empowered to act at the same time.

Good Luck!

Luz Bordenkircher
Local time: 13:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 114

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