SOLICITADOR


This self-regulating profession performs specific minor juridical acts (actos juridicos) including, where procedural law permits representation before Courts. The solicitador, in the interests of his "constituent", can request, in a written way or orally, in any public department, the examination of the procedure (processos), books and documents and to request the issuing of certificates, without the necessity of exhibiting power of attorney (procuracao).

In legal actions where it is not necessary to use an advocate the parties may be represented by solicitadores. By virtue of Article 32(2) solicitadores can make further petitions in which there is no questions of law. When there is no advocate in a judicial district, the defence (patrocinio) can be exercised by a solicitador.

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