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English Translations of other Latin American Civil Codes

2016 Editions of English translations of the Civil Code of Venezuela and the Civil Code of Colombia; 2015 Editions of the New Civil and Commercial Code of Argentina, the Civil Code of Brazil, and the Civil Code of Spain; and the 2014 Edition of the Civil Code of Chile
English Translation of the Federal Civil Code of Mexico; English translation of Selected Substantive Provisions of the Commercial Code of Mexico; and Romanach's Dictionary of Mexican Law
English translations of other Latin American civil codes
Spanish-English/English-Spanish Legal Terminology
Other Available Publications and Earlier Editions, including English translations of the Civil Code of Argentina (2014) and the Civil Code of Brazil (2014)
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CIVIL CODE OF COSTA RICA AND FAMILY CODE OF COSTA RICA
(English Translation) 
Civil Code of Costa Rica and Family Code of Costa Rica (2014 Edition)

An English translation with an introduction and index

by Julio Romañach, Jr.
isbn-13 (978-1-4004-0025-6)

US$150.00 per copy + s/h

Paperbound 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 273 pages

 

   

 

The 2014 Edition is the first publication of Romañach’s English translation of the Civil Code of Costa Rica and the Family Code of Costa Rica.  The civil code provides fundamental rules in contracts, obligations, torts, damages, property, security rights, wills and estates, sales, leases, agency, partnership, and many other areas of private law.  The Family Code, enacted in 1973 by Law No. 5476, includes provisions relating to marriage, divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, and other family law subjects.  For easy reference, this edition includes an introduction on the structure of the codes and detailed subject-matter indices citing to civil code  or family code article numbers.               

 

CIVIL CODE OF PANAMA (English Translation) 
Civil Code of Panama (2009)

An English translation with

an introduction and index

plus appended

selected provisions

of the family code of panama

by Julio Romañach, Jr.
isbn-13 (978-1-4004-0015-7) US$150.00 per copy + s/h
Paperbound 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 329 pages                               
     The Civil Code of Panama provides an essential source of private substantive law.  It is divided into a preliminary title and five books.  Areas of the law addressed in the Civil Code include contracts, obligations, torts, damages, property, donations, descent and distribution, wills, agency, partnership, landlord and tenant law, and many others.                       
     The Preliminary Title contains principles of general application throughout the Panamanian legal order.  Book One deals with the law of persons.  The provisions on family law have, by and large, been recodified in the Family Code of Panama.  This edition includes selected provisions of the Family Code of Panama (translated into English) as an appendix.   Book Two deals with the law of property, and covers both real and personal property.  Book Three concerns the law of decedents’ estates, wills, and donations inter vivos.  Book Four, the most extensive, encompasses such varied areas as general contract theory, sales, damages, agency, partnership, and the law of torts.  Finally, Book Five provides rules governing notarial law and the law of registry.                       
     This edition includes legislative enactments approved as of September 1, 2008, and an introduction and a detailed subject-matter index citing to civil code article numbers
                                    

CIVIL CODE OF PERU
(English Translation) 
Civil Code of Peru (2014 Edition)

An English translation with an introduction and index

by Julio Romañach, Jr.
isbn-13 (978-1-4004-0024-9)

US$150.00 per copy + s/h

Paperbound 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 320 pages

 

The 2014 Edition is the first publication of Romañach’s English translation of the Civil Code of Perú.  The Civil Code of Perú, which went into force in 1984, constitutes a revision of the Peruvian Civil Code of 1936.  It is a thoroughly modern code, incorporating many legislative innovations from leading civilian jurisdictions.  This code provides fundamental rules in contracts, obligations, torts, damages, property, security rights, wills and estates, sales, leases, agency, partnership, family law, and many other areas of private law.  For easy reference, this edition includes an introduction on the structure of the code and a detailed subject-matter index citing to civil code article numbers.