lawful wedlock

lawful wedlock
Matrimony; the ceremony or state of marriage. State v Coliton, 73 ND 582, 17 NW2d 546, 156 ALR 1403.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • lawful issue — Formerly, statutes governing wills used this phrase to specify children born to married parents, and to exclude those born out of wedlock. Now, the phrase means the same as the words issue and lineal descendant. Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates… …   Law dictionary

  • lawful issue — In the broader sense, all the descendants of a person; the technical equivalent of heirs of the body. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1379. Primarily words of limitation, but words of purchase where it appears on the face of a will that the clause should be… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • legitimate — le·git·i·mate 1 /lə ji tə mət/ adj [Medieval Latin legitimatus, past participle of legitimare to give legal status to, from Latin legitimus legally sanctioned, from leg , lex law] 1: conceived or born of parents lawfully married to each other or… …   Law dictionary

  • Penal Code (Singapore) — The Penal Code of Singapore [Singapore Statute | c ed = 1985] sets out general principles of the criminal law of Singapore, as well as the elements and penalties of common criminal offences such as homicide, theft and cheating. The Penal Code… …   Wikipedia

  • Legitimation — • The canonical term for the act by which the irregularity contracted by being born out of lawful wedlock is removed Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Legitimation     Legitimation …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • child — n pl chil·dren 1: a son or daughter of any age and usu. including one formally adopted compare issue ◇ The word child as used in a statute or will is often held to include a stepchild, an illegitimate child, a person for whom one stands in loco… …   Law dictionary

  • ἰθαγενῆ — ἰθᾱγενῆ , ἰθαγενής born in lawful wedlock neut nom/voc/acc pl (attic epic doric) ἰθᾱγενῆ , ἰθαγενής born in lawful wedlock masc/fem/neut nom/voc/acc dual (doric aeolic) ἰθᾱγενῆ , ἰθαγενής born in lawful wedlock masc/fem acc sg (attic epic… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • The Defect of Birth (Illegitimacy) —     The Defect of Birth     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Defect of Birth     (ILLEGITIMACY)     A canonical impediment to ordination. When used in this connection, the word illegitimate has, in canon law, a well defined meaning, which is: born… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • legitimate child — A child born or begotten in lawful wedlock or a child born out of wedlock who has acquired the status of legitimacy by legitimation. At common law, a legitimate child is one either born or begotten in wedlock, and where conception takes place… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • PARENT AND CHILD — STATUS OF THE CHILD In Jewish law, there is no discrimination against a child because of the mere fact that he is born out of lawful wedlock. While the said fact may complicate the question of establishing paternity, once the identity of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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