A Concise View of the Law of Husband and Wife as Modified by the Married Women's Property Acts: With an Appendix of Statutes

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Reeves & Turner, 1883 - 128 pages

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Page 99 - Any money or other estate of the wife lent or entrusted by her to her husband for the purpose of any trade or business carried on by him, or otherwise, shall be treated as assets of her husband's estate in case of his bankruptcy, under reservation of the wife's claim to a dividend as a creditor for the amount or value of such money or other estate after, but not before, all claims of the other creditors of the husband for valuable consideration in money or money's worth have been satisfied.
Page 70 - ... any woman on her own life, and expressed to be for^-* the benefit of her husband, or of her children, or of her ^ ~ ' husband and children, or any of them...
Page 103 - ... a feme sole, but, except as aforesaid, no husband or wife shall be entitled to sue the other for a tort. In any indictment or other proceeding under this section it shall be sufficient to allege such property to be her property; and in any proceeding under this section a husband or wife shall be competent to give evidence against each other, any statute or rule of law to the contrary notwithstanding...
Page 99 - ... and of suing and being sued, either in contract or in tort, or otherwise, in all respects as if she were a feme sole, and her husband need not be joined with her as plaintiff or defendant, or be made a party to any action or other legal proceeding brought by or taken against her...
Page 94 - Ms own fife, and expressed upon the face of it to be for the benefit of his wife or of his wife and children...
Page 100 - ... in her name, shall be deemed, unless and until the contrary be shown, to be the separate property of such married woman...
Page 107 - Nothing in this Act contained shall interfere with or affect any settlement or agreement for a settlement made or to be made, whether before or after marriage. respecting the property of any married woman, or shall interfere with or render inoperative any restriction against anticipation at present attached or to be hereafter attached to the enjoyment of any property or income by a woman under any settlement, agreement for a settlement, will, or other instrument...
Page 99 - Every contract entered into by a married woman with respect to and to bind her separate property shall bind not only the separate property which she is possessed of or entitled to at the date of the contract, but also all separate property which she may thereafter acquire.
Page 102 - A policy of assurance effected by any man on his own life, and expressed to be for the benefit of his wife, or of his children, or of his wife and children...
Page 71 - The insured may by the policy or by any memorandum under his or her hand, appoint a trustee or trustees of the moneys payable under the policy, and from time to time appoint a new trustee or new trustees thereof...

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