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My name is***** My husband Pedro C. Raphael passed away on 21 October 2017 in the Latin Country of Panama Colon. He had dual Citizen Ship. He served in the Army for 23yrs 2mos. 14dys. He was in 2 wars Vietnam and Desert Storm. My problem is my Death Certificates are all in Spanish. I have 4 establishments that want the Death Certificates translate to English and certified as true copies. I thought I could go to our US Consulate here in Denver. Unfortunate we do not have one to help me. Can you direct me in the right direction? ( The office that issued me the Death Certificates stated they do not translate to English and could not direct me to who could}. I cremated him as his wishes. I brought him here to Denver with all legal papers in Spanish. He wanted to be buried at Fort Logan Cemetery with full Military Honors, which he deserves . He was an E9 Command Sargent Major highly decorated. PLEASE HELP ME! Thank You. I will forever be grateful.

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One is for a bank, the other three are for Life Insurances.

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Lawyer: DamienJD, Attorney replied 7 months ago

Did the bank or life insurance company specify to you who has to do the translation? Or are they requesting a whole new death certificate? I presume the death certificate was issued in Panama Colon. So do you just need a translator or do they actually want a new death certificate issued by Panama Colon or the United States?

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