Voluntary jurisdiction

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(Eng. Eccl. Law) See Contentious jurisdiction, under Contentious.

See also: Voluntary

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Likewise, the different resources that can be carried out, the review trial, the procedural costs, the assurance of final sentences of conviction, the enforced execution of the judicial resolutions and the voluntary jurisdiction are regulated.
For example, notaries have jurisdiction over voluntary jurisdiction, which will allow the release of Justice, and the specific deadlines for making allegations and resolving the processes and petitions that are made, to ensure that the deadlines.
(268) Voluntary jurisdiction, by contrast, was "the intervention of a magistrate in matters in which there [was] no quarrel between the parties and the fictitious trial serve[d] only as away of performing certain legal acts or transactions." (269)

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