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Articles for the keyword(s) "Recognition – polygamous marriages: legitimacy of children"

"The Trend towards Recognition of Polygamous Marriages in Common Law Countries and Matters Incidental Thereto"

A Hiller, 1963

This article traces the history of the recognition of polygamous marriages in regard to legitimacy of children and succession to property with reference to English law. The author also explores the attitude of the English courts towards the recognition of the dissolution of polygamous marriages through non-judicial forms of divorce. Finally, the article examines the character and definition of polygamous marriages with reference to English, New Zealand, Canadian and United States case law.