Chapter

Property, Marital Property, and Successions

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print May 2016 | ISBN: 9780190496722
Published online June 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190496753 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0015

Series: Oxford Commentaries on American Law

Property, Marital Property, and Successions

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Comparative Law
  • Private International Law and Conflict of Laws

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter is divided into three parts covering, respectively, conflicts in the fields of property, marital property, and successions. The part on property begins with a discussion of the distinction between immovables and movables and the dominance of the situs rule in cases involving immovables. It concludes with an extensive discussion of conflicts involving cultural property, such as stolen antiquities and artwork. The marital property part covers problems arising when spouses domiciled in a separate property state move to a community property state, or vice versa, or when they live in one state and acquire immovable property in the other state. The part on successions covers both testate and intestate succession.

Keywords: property; situs rule; marital property; community property; separate property; intestate succession; testate succession; antiquities; cultural property

Chapter.  26660 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Law ; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or purchase to access all content.