Definition of Property settlement

1. Noun. (matrimonial law) the division of property owned or acquired by marriage partners during their marriage.

Category relationships: Matrimonial Law
Generic synonyms: Settlement



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Property Settlement

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property settlement (current term)
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Literary usage of Property settlement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cases on Wills, Descent, and Administration: Selected from Decisions of by George Purcell Costigan (1910)
"We must therefore look further, and inquire whether the facts here disclosed, the divorce and property settlement, bring the case within the rule. ..."

2. A Treatise on Code Pleading and Practice: Also Containing 1900 Forms Adapted by William Angus Sutherland (1917)
"... a wife is entitled to a one-third interest in land owned by her husband at the time of divorce.60 Where a postnuptial property settlement is challenged ..."

3. Michigan Law Journal by University of Michigan Dept. of Law (1893)
"The court sustained the last objection, and held that the divorce and property settlement constituted such a change in the relations of the parties as to ..."

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