Maryland Chancery Practice; With an Appendix, Containing Forms of Proceedings, the Rules of the Circuit Court of Baltimore City, a List of the Maryland Judiciary and Terms of the Courts

Maryland Chancery Practice; With an Appendix, Containing Forms of Proceedings, the Rules of the Circuit Court of Baltimore City, a List of the Maryland Judiciary and Terms of the Courts

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... also have power to order and direct who shall have the guardianship and custody of the children, and be charged with their support and maintenance. Art. XVI. sec. 26. See in relation to Divorce a mensa et thoro, 2 Md. Ch. Dec. 321, 351, 399, 341, 335. 3 Md. Ch. Dec. 51. 16 Md. 213. Bishop on Marriage and Divorce, chaps. 37, 38. 12 Md. 294. The causes which will justify a wife in separating from' her husband must be grave and weighty, and such as show an absolute impossibility that the duties of the married life can be performed. Schindel vs. Schindel, 12 Md. 294. Under the Act of 1841, ch. 262, and its supplements, a divorce a vinculo, on account of abandonment of the party complaining by the party complained against, cannot be decreed, 'unless the Court is satisfied, by competent testimony, that such abandonment has continued for at least three years, and is deliberate and final, and the separation of the parties beyond any reasonable expectation of reconciliation. Levering vs. Levering, 16 Md. 213. If the husband fails to supply his wife with such necessaries and comforts of life as are within his reach, and by cruelty compels her to quit him, and seek shelter and protection elsewhere, it is as much an abandonment of her by him as if he deserts her and goes away himself. Ibid. In this case the evidence did not sustain the charge that the husband failed or was unwilling to support his wife, or share with her the fruits of his earnings, but there was proof that, on one occasion, forgetful of his duty, or impelled by the madness of intoxication, he inflicted violence on her person. For this and other ill-treatment, the wife left him, and went to her father's house, where she lived for three years, apart from her husband, but...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236952405
  • 9781236952400