A Digest of Statutes, Decisions and Cases Throughout the United States Upon the Subjects of Divorce and Alimony; Supplemented by a Brief of Law and Fact of All Cases in Divorce Decided in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, with a Synopsis

A Digest of Statutes, Decisions and Cases Throughout the United States Upon the Subjects of Divorce and Alimony; Supplemented by a Brief of Law and Fact of All Cases in Divorce Decided in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, with a Synopsis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...while living together as husband and wife. Ib. 90. New York. Under the code of 1857, a party to a divorce case is a competent witness in his own behalf. 9 Smith 85.. 91. New York. The libellant must prove a full and complete case; nothing will be taken in his favor by presumption or intendment as to the facts, even in case of a default in answering or at the hearing. 36 Barb. 61. 92. California. In a suit for divorce, the wife's adultery with C. was alleged. Held, that on cross-examination of C., questions as to the conduct of himself and defendant towards each other when travelling, and as to their intimacy since suit brought, were proper, as affecting his credit, and enabling the jury to see what effect these things had, or might have had, upon his evidence. 17 Cal. 605. 93. California. A plaintiff for divorce on the ground of desertion, is not required to show negatively that no cause for the desertion existed. 20 Cal. 431. 94. Iowa. Evidence in an action for desertion must show that the complainant was not instrumental in procuring the absence of the respondent. 4 Greene 324. 95. Minnesota. A decree of divorce cannot be made solely upon the admission of facts charged in the complaint; but these must be proved by witnesses other than the parties to the record. 6 Minn. 458. 96. New Hampshire. In a libel for divorce, the husband is not a competent witness to prove non-access. 44 N. Hamp. 587. 97. California. In an action of divorce, the marriage of the parties is sufiiciently proved by the defendant's admission, or failure to traverse the allegation of it in the complaint, and in such a case it is not necessary that the fact of the marriage should be found. 25 Cal. 587. 98. New Hampshire. The mere admissions of the libellee...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771257
  • 9781236771254