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Chinese Words for Going to Court

Here is a list of Chinese words and phrases you can use if you have to go to court for a divorce.

09/02/2024

Ruth Silbermayr
Ruth Silbermayr

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法律

the law

你也不用给我看奥地利法律,我和孩子不在奥地利,那些法律对我们没有用。

You don’t need to show me Austrian law. Me and the children are not in Austria, these laws are of no use for us.

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起诉

to sue

我起诉离婚。

I have filed for divorce.

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起诉书

statement of claim

起诉书有中文版。

There is a Chinese version of the statement of claim.

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反诉

to counter-sue

你设置了很多的困难,包括反诉我。

You have created many difficulties, including counter-suing me.

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反诉书

counter claim

你对我提出的反诉书有电子版吗?发给我吧。

Is there an electronic version of the counter claim you filed against me? Please send it to me.

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诉讼

proceedings

请配合法院和法官,尽快结束诉讼程序

Please cooperate with the court and the judge to finish the proceedings as soon as possible.

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法院

court

希望你能配合法院,尽快结束审判

I hope you can cooperate with the court so we can end the trial as soon as possible.

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基层(人民)法院

low level (people’s) court

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中级(人民)法院

mid level (people’s) court

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高级(人民)法院

high level (people’s) court

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最高(人民)法院

supreme (people’s) court

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司法部

ministry of justice

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法官

a judge

你投诉了我的律师,也投诉了法官。

You filed a complaint against my lawyer and against the judge.

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律师

an attorney

我已经委托了张先生作为我的代理律师,向你提出离婚起诉。

I have entrusted Mr. Zhang as my attorney to file a divorce lawsuit against you.

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离婚

a divorce

我已经让张律师代理我去找你办理离婚。

I have asked my lawyer Mr. Zhang to see you to handle the divorce matters on my behalf.

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协议离婚

an amicable divorce

因为你不想协议离婚,所以我请律师起诉你离婚。

Because you didn’t want to divorce amicably, I asked a lawyer to file for divorce.

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证据

evidence

你可以仍然坚持,但你没有证据支持你的说法。

You can keep insisting on it, but you have no evidence to support your claims.

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判决

ruling

你不可能一直拖下去,总有一天法院的判决会下来。

You won’t be able to delay it forever, there will be a day when the court will make its ruling.

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民事

civil court matter

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开庭

beginning of the proceedings

离婚的事你不想协议就等待法院开庭吧

If you don’t want an amicable divorce, wait for the beginning of the court proceedings.

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审理

proceedings

法律审理是有时效的,不管你怎么不讲理,设置多少障碍,都会有结束的那一天。

Legal proceedings have a time limit. No matter how unreasonable you are or how many obstacles you create, there will be a day when they end.

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