wife's separate estate


wife's separate estate
See separate estate of wife.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Separate estate — Separate Sep a*rate, p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; said of things once connected. [1913 Webster] Him that was separate from his brethren. Gen. xlix. 26. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wife's separate equitable estate — See separate estate of wife …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • separate estate of wife — A property owned, held and controlled by a married woman free from the dominion or control by the husband, as provided in equity or by Married Woman s Acts. 26 Am J1st H & W §§ 34 et seq. A property placed by law in the ownership, management, and …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • married woman's separate estate — See separate estate of wife …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Separate — Sep a*rate, p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; said of things once connected. [1913 Webster] Him that was separate from his brethren. Gen. xlix. 26. [1913 Webster] 2. Unconnected;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Separate maintenance — Separate Sep a*rate, p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; said of things once connected. [1913 Webster] Him that was separate from his brethren. Gen. xlix. 26. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • separate — I separate, verb To disunite, divide, disconnect, or sever. See sever II separate, adj Individual; distinct; particular; disconnected. Generally used in law as opposed to joint, though the more usual antithesis of the latter term is several.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • separate property — An estate in a community property jurisdiction held, both in its use and in its title, for the exclusive benefit of either the husband or the wife. 15 Am J2d Community Prop § 3. <b></b>See separate estate of wife …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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