spousal relationship

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One such relationship is the Israeli Reputed Couples (Yedu'im baTzibur), which is a de facto relationship between people of the same or opposite sex (23) who have been in a spousal relationship (though not necessarily a sexual one (24)) for a certain amount of time.
Interventions specifically addressing the quality of the spousal relationship in ageing caregiver/care-recipient couples are noticeably absent from the literature (Whitlatch, 2001).
Again citing Kirk and Doe, the court rejected the plaintiff's argument that the spousal relationship is as "special" as that between mother and fetus so as to warrant imposing a theory of transferred negligence upon the defendants.
Accordingly, although a couple in a same sex relationship may be in the same factual circumstances as a de facto couple, the relationship is not regarded as a spousal relationship under the income tax law.
However, research concerning factors that may affect the spousal relationship of the stroke survivor and caregiver does exist (Kane et al.
Thus his salary was compensation for work he had actually performed and it did not result from his spousal relationship.
In contrast, family members rated the spousal relationship as the most important (31%) with parental role a close second (29%).
Sexual assault can occur without regard to gender or spousal relationship or age of victim.
Sexual assault can occur without regard to gender, spousal relationship or age of the victim.
But the serenity of this natural, mutual self-giving spousal relationship, and the relationship with God, are ruptured by Original Sin.
Within the immediate period following the Restoration, their allusions to spiritual work are meticulous, yet many beliefs they explain have long histories, specifically the metaphor of spiritual warfare and the spousal relationship of Christ and the church.
have a 50% likelihood of living in a spousal relationship with a Canadian-born person within five years of coming to Canada.
The rule, which deems any welfare recipient who lives with a member of the opposite sex is in a spousal relationship unless proved otherwise, discriminates on the basis of sex, marital status and receipt of social assistance, the court said in May.
simply by virtue of that relationship, the case law and Attorney General opinions interpreting (the code section) indicate that the only family relationship which automatically gives rise to a financial interest is a spousal relationship,'' Chasworth wrote.