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English translation: in his/her own right (without legal representation)

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20:04 Dec 14, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: por derecho propio
COMPARECE el acusado de epigrafe, por derecho propio, subscribe y my respetuosamente EXPONE, ALEGA Y SOLICITA...
Is the defendant acting as his own attorney? In some of the records he has a court appointed attorney but in this instance he does not. He is making a motion to have his guilty plea dismissed.
pberrymn
English translation:in his/her own right (without legal representation)
Explanation:
Hello, yeap, it's as you say. Check this from link 2:
"... sin que en la demanda aparecieran las codemandantes ...representadas por un abogado o sin que éstas hubieran comparecido por derecho propio." "En el Tribunal Supremo ... ya que comparecieron sin abogado, solicitó
representarse por derecho propio".
So the guy is going à la Kirk Douglas, no help needed. Cheers & luck :)
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xxxPaul Roige
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naYes, there are some procedures in which you need an
Parrot
nain his/her own right (without legal representation)
xxxPaul Roige


  

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in his/her own right (without legal representation)


Explanation:
Hello, yeap, it's as you say. Check this from link 2:
"... sin que en la demanda aparecieran las codemandantes ...representadas por un abogado o sin que éstas hubieran comparecido por derecho propio." "En el Tribunal Supremo ... ya que comparecieron sin abogado, solicitó
representarse por derecho propio".
So the guy is going à la Kirk Douglas, no help needed. Cheers & luck :)


    Reference: http://www.tribunalpr.org/Supremo/98tspr93.htm.
xxxPaul Roige
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Yes, there are some procedures in which you need an


Explanation:
attorney (appearance in court, generally); but also some documents in which you do not necessarily need one - even though your lawyer may have drafted them for you, you sign in your own behalf.


    (Come from a family of picapleitos).
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