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The Legal Regulation of Adult Domestic Relationships

Kenneth Mck Norrie

in Mixed Jurisdictions Compared: Private Law in Louisiana and Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638864
eISBN:
9780748651443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638864.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the legal regulation of adult domestic relationships to illustrate how, in Scotland and Louisiana, social changes led to the parallel development of domestic legal rules in ... More


The Ending of Relationships by Death: The Financial Consequences

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

Far more marriages end by death than divorce. But English law has traditionally adopted the principle of freedom of testation. What should happen if a testator’s will makes inadequate provision for ... More


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