separation a mensa et thoro

/separeyshan ey mensa et 06row/ A partial dissolution of the marriage relation

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • divorce a mensa et thoro — see divorce Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. divorce a mensa et thoro …   Law dictionary

  • divorce a mensa et thoro — A judicial decree which terminates the obligation and right of cohabitation but does not affect the status of the parties as married persons or dissolve the marriage. 24 Am J2d Div & S § 1. A limited, partial or qualified divorce which suspends… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • a mensa et thoro — literally from bed and board , a form of divorce by way of separation that does not, however, free the parties from the bonds of marriage. In England, before the Matrimonial Causes Act 1857, a decree in these terms from the ecclesiastical courts… …   Law dictionary

  • a mensa et thoro — /ey mensa et 06row/ From table and bed, but more commonly translated, from bed and A kind of divorce, which is rather a separation of the parties by law, than a dissolution of the marriage. See separation …   Black's law dictionary

  • a mensa et thoro —   a. from table and bed ; applied to judicial separation of husband and wife …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • a mensa et thoro — āˈmen(t)səˌetˈt(h)ōr(ˌ)ō, äˈm adjective Etymology: New Latin, literally, from table and bed : relating to a separation in which the parties remain husband and wife but without cohabitation …   Useful english dictionary

  • separation from bed and board — A species of separation not amounting to a dissolution of the marriage. Same as separation a mensa et thoro (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • separation — The act by which something is separated. The condition or status of being separated, particularly that of husband and wife. A cessation of cohabitation of husband and wife by mutual agreement. Anno: 111 ALR 869. As a ground for di vorce: a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Legal separation — Relationships Types …   Wikipedia

  • legal separation — n: a separation of spouses which does not involve a dissolution of the marriage but in which certain arrangements (as for maintenance and custody) are ordered by the court – called also divorce a mensa et thoro, judicial separation, separation… …   Law dictionary

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