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Matrimonial Rights and Obligations

Flavia Agnes

in Family Law Volume 2: Marriage, Divorce, and Matrimonial Litigation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072201
eISBN:
9780199081301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072201.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter estimates the movement within family laws from the sacramental premises of ‘love and honour’, ‘obedience and subservience’, and ‘duties and obligations’, to modern frames of ‘rights and ... More


Property and Succession Rights☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Both in the law of property and the law of succession Scots law has historically contained rules discriminating against women, restricting their rights and limiting their control over property and ... More


Recasting the Normative National Family: Changes in Hindu Law and Commonly Applicable Matrimonial Laws Since the 1960s

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the changes since the 1960s in Hindu law, which increased divorce rights and the rights of daughters in family joint property, and in commonly applicable matrimonial laws, which ... More


Cross-border Family Issues in the EU: Multiplicity of Instruments, Inconsistencies and Problems of Coordination

Rosario Espinosa Calabuig

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter analyses challenges in the family law sphere, examining EU case law to assess the success of EU private international law regulations in the fields of divorce, matrimonial property, ... More


The Settlor: Reserved Powers and Private Trust Companies

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Trusts

The development of trust law in Victorian England, which led to many of the rules of equity still in force today, followed a social and economic evolution where the typical settlors were no longer ... More


The Hague Children’s Conventions: The Internationalization of Child Law

Linda Silberman

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter deals with the internationalisation of ‘child law,’ a trend which can be expected to continue into the twenty-first century. Family law matters more generally have been the subject of a ... More


Compulsory Portion and Other Aspects of Family Protection in Austria

Christiane Wendehorst

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume III: Mandatory Family Protection

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198850397
eISBN:
9780191885419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850397.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Private International Law

The Austrian law of succession boasts some rather strong mechanisms for overriding a will in the interest of surviving family members. Taken together, the law of compulsory portion, the various ... More


Family Protection in the United States of America

Ronald J Scalise

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume III: Mandatory Family Protection

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198850397
eISBN:
9780191885419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850397.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Private International Law

In the United States, mandatory family protection is often subordinated to freedom of testation. Although spousal protection provisions exist, the content of these laws often differs dramatically ... More


Marriage, Divorce, and Inheritance

Simon Butt and Tim Lindsey

in Indonesian Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199677740
eISBN:
9780191757242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677740.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Indonesia has a highly complex family law system, with different rules for Muslims and non-Muslims. This chapter offers a comprehensive overview of the rules governing marriage for both groups, ... More


Comparative Succession Law: Volume III: Mandatory Family Protection

Kenneth G C Reid, Marius J de Waal, and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198850397
eISBN:
9780191885419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850397.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Private International Law

This third volume in a series on Comparative Succession Law concerns the entitlement of family members to override the provisions of a deceased person’s will to obtain money or assets (or more money ... More


Introduction

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Trusts

The English legal genius that attached an obligation of conscience to the title to property brought into being what Frederick Maitland famously described as ‘perhaps the greatest and most ... More


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