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"As I have already told you, witnesses are not legally necessary to make a marriage in Scotland.
Was her husband, to whom it legally belonged, to make it over to her as a free gift?
Heathcliff has claimed and kept them in his wife's right and his also: I suppose legally; at any rate, Catherine, destitute of cash and friends, cannot disturb his possession.
"It is a maxim among these lawyers that whatever has been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice, and the general reason of mankind.
An alien, therefore, legally incapacitated for certain rights in the latter, may, by previous residence only in the former, elude his incapacity; and thus the law of one State be preposterously rendered paramount to the law of another, within the jurisdiction of the other.
For though legally at liberty to do as he chose, and though their daughter-in-law's qualifications could make no practical difference to their lives, in the probability of her living far away from them, he wished for affection's sake not to wound their sentiment in the most important decision of his life.
Another ruined suitor, who periodically appears from Shropshire and breaks out into efforts to address the Chancellor at the close of the day's business and who can by no means be made to understand that the Chancellor is legally ignorant of his existence after making it desolate for a quarter of a century, plants himself in a good place and keeps an eye on the judge, ready to call out "My Lord!" in a voice of sonorous complaint on the instant of his rising.
And then it had been that he had legally wed one of his slaves that he might have a son to stand among the jeds when Nutus died and a new jeddak was chosen.
Nevertheless there was the mortgage, properly and legally drawn up and signed, with a record of the payments of interest through a number of years.
He informed the court that he had married Hadiza legally under Islamic law on Dec.28, 2018 but ran back to her parents' house adding that all efforts to make her return had failed.
The startup is developing a solution for legally binding electronic signatures.
Based on the hit 2001 Reese Witherspoon film of the same name, the stage version of Legally Blonde has proved a big hit all over the world over the past decade, with the likes of Sheridan Smith, Jill Halfpenny and Duncan James treading the boards in it.
It's been 18 years since Reese Witherspoon's Elle Woods attended Harvard Law in "Legally Blonde" and proved that she's so much more than the shallow, dumb woman people incorrectly assumed she was.
The author recently received a query from Dr N F Moran, Clinical Department: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, Durban, South Africa, regarding whether a parent or guardian can override an otherwise legally competent child's consent to a surgical operation, which can be answered by considering the following:
In the past, there was a question of whether the COC would be legally binding or not.