English/Spanish Legal Glossary Rev. 08/06 2 ABATEMENT OF ACTION – A suit which has been set aside and ended. CESACIÓN DE ACCIÓN – Un pleito que ha sido anulado, concluido o terminado. ABDUCTION – The offense of taking away a wife, child, or ward, by deceitful persuasion, force, or violence.
Glossary of Legal Terminology - English to Spanish Edited and Expanded by John Lombardi A Abrogate Revocar, anular, abrogar Abduction Rapto Accessory After the Fact Cómplice (encubridor)
Calendar Call: The calling of cases scheduled for the day, usually done at legal words in spanish beginning of each court day. The trustee's responsibilities include reviewing the debtor's petition and schedules, liquidating the legal words in spanish legal words in spanish the estate, and making distributions to creditors.
Adjournment: Postponement of a court session until another time or place.
Deposition An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths.
Pretrial services A function of the federal courts that takes place at the very start of the criminal justice process — after a person has been arrested and charged with a federal crime and before he or she goes to trial.