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marriage

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the state of being united as husband and wife

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and biological father is foreign is a child born out of wedlock to the
744, does not define who is a child's "mother" or "father," but does provide that the "mother of a child born out of wedlock is the natural guardian of the child and is entitled to primary residential care and custody of the child unless a court of competent jurisdiction enters an order stating otherwise.
It's high time a law was passed that somehow allowed children who are born out of wedlock here to have some kind of documentation, so that when their mothers are deported the children aren't left stranded at the mercy of strangers.
Therefore, the children of these couples would be regarded as having been born out of wedlock and, in accordance with Canadian citizenship and immigration law, could not be Canadian citizens.
Yasuhiro Okuda, law professor at Chuo University who has submitted an opinion on the case to the Supreme Court, said that in the past 20 years tens of thousands of children have been born out of wedlock to foreign mothers, citing data by the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry.
The result is all these poor children born out of wedlock who will never know the security of a proper family life.
It is written that the 20th century has seen the greatest decline in religion on record, part of which is connected with unmarried couples along with children born out of wedlock.
Last year, a record four out of 10 children were born out of wedlock, while teen pregnancies have actually decreased.
It is estimated that if this trend continues, more than half of all children born in the UK will be born out of wedlock by 2012.
In one section of his book, he says liberals screwed up by trying to protect children born out of wedlock from cuts in welfare.
For example, he argues that 80 percent of all children in Norway are born out of wedlock.
Now more than half of babies are born out of wedlock, only 23pc of the population is married with a child or children, 11pc are wed with no children, lone parents account for 13pc and 8pc are cohabiting.
He could have banned polygamy altogether, addressed the rights of children born out of wedlock or born out of rape, and made reforms in the sticky issue of inheritance.
They claim Poe was born out of wedlock because his parents' marriage occurred while his father, Allan Fernando Poe, was legally married to one Paulita Gomez.
The number of peers in one's social network who have children born out of wedlock also may have an impact on young males.