Commentaries on the Law of Infancy: Including Guardianship and Custody of Infants, and the Law of Coverture, Embracing Dower, Marriage and Divorce, and the Statutory Policy of the Several States in Respect to Husband and Wife, Part 1

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W. Gould, 1868 - Children - 970 pages
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Page 96 - That no action shall be maintained whereby to charge any person upon any promise made, after full age, to pay any debt contracted during infancy, or upon any ratification, after full age...
Page 695 - A married woman may bargain, sell, assign and transfer her separate personal property, and carry on any trade or business, and perform any labor or services on her sole and separate account...
Page 870 - When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her : then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
Page 165 - Within the age of majority; or, 2. Insane; or, 3. Imprisoned on a criminal charge, or in execution under the sentence of a criminal court for a term less than for life; or, 4.
Page 469 - The law has said that married persons shall not be legally separated upon the mere disinclination of one or both to cohabit together. The disinclination must be founded upon reasons which the law approves, and it is my duty to see whether these reasons exist in the present case.
Page 638 - any married female may take by inheritance or by gift, grant, devise, or bequest, from any person other than her husband, and hold to her sole and separate use, and convey and devise, real and personal property, or any interest or estate therein, and the rents, issues, and profits thereof, in the same manner and with like effect as if she were unmarried, and the same shall not be subject to the disposal of her husband, or be liable for his debts.
Page 460 - Coke (vo1. 1, 1040,) is, that 'when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited, either mediately or immediately, to his heirs in fee or in tail, that always in such cases 'the heirs' are words of limitation of the estate and not words of purchase.
Page 888 - Under such misconduct of either of the parties, for it may exist on the one side as well as on the other, the suffering party must bear in some degree the consequences of an injudicious connection ; must subdue, by decent resistance or by prudent conciliation ; and if this cannot be done, both must suffer in silence.
Page 204 - ... 2. When the infant is defendant: upon the application of the infant, if he be of the age of fourteen years and apply within...
Page 673 - IT shall be lawful for any married Woman, by herself, and in her name, Or in the name of any third person, with his assenf, as her trustee, to cause to be insured, for her sole use, the life of her husband...

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