matrimonial law

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that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing matrimony

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Information about the law was sent to Ottawa simply as notification and so the community could be included in a list of First Nations with matrimonial laws, which would take precedent over the provincial court.
Fiona Lawson-Hughes, head of the firm's family department, said: "Anila is an extremely knowledgeable and capable solicitor who has shown real passion for both the firm and matrimonial law.
Button Legal, which has been going for 21 years, has established itself as one of the region's leaders in conveyancing, commercial property, landlord and tenant issues, matrimonial law and debt recovery matters.
Tom Pollard and Victoria Gleason qualify into the corporate finance team; Liz Nicholson into the healthcare team; Graham Vials and Gillian Burns will qualify into the employment team; Jenny Jackson qualifies into the company and commercial team and Louise Cannell-Mirza into the matrimonial law team.
The Whitecap Dakota First Nation's land code took effect on 1 December 2003 and its matrimonial law in December 2004.
Overton wrote the Supreme Court opinion in the Canakaris case, which brought equitable distribution to Florida law in 1980, and chaired the Supreme Court Commission on Matrimonial Law, which led to a major overhaul of Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes.
Ceconi & Cheifetz, LLC, a matrimonial law firm, subleased a 5,500 s/f office at 480 Morris Avenue in Summit.
While the sole purpose of the panel was to examine the state of matrimonial law and how it was handled in New York, shared parenting was reduced to but a single paragraph, and did not discuss any findings by psychologist or learned professionals.
The act of marriage gives rise to significant legal ramifications in both matrimonial law and estate/ inheritance law.
However Alison Straw, matrimonial law specialist and partner of family law firm Irwin Mitchell, acknowledges: 'Interest in pre-nups isn't just coming from couples with millionaire lifestyles these days.
The 44-year-old, who deals with matrimonial law, divorce and cases involving children and care, admits he has to switch off during certain office conversations.
While church leaders lamented Chile's abandoning its position as the last country in the hemisphere to legalize divorce, government ministers, officials, and women's advocates welcomed the change in civil matrimonial law.
I HAVE been working as a legal secretary for local firms, mainly in criminal, personal injury and matrimonial law.
Indeed, some lawyer mediators may have rejected their careers in the law, or are not experienced in matrimonial law, or are motivated only by the goal of a seemingly quiet and peaceful settlement.
The firm specialises in personal injury work, matrimonial law and employment and tribunal representation, as well as other areas.