illegitimacy

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illegitimacy

Nonmarital, out of wedlock Social medicine The legal status of a child born to unwed parents
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To fill the gap, this paper therefore aims to analyze the questions of illegitimate child in Malaysia.
Up until this point, "any man charged by a woman as the father of her illegitimate child had either to contribute towards its maintenance, marry the woman or submit to imprisonment." (2) If the parents of an illegitimate child could not afford the cost of its upbringing, then the parish would provide financial assistance.
Squire Allworthy suspects that the infant whom he adopts and names Tom Jones is the illegitimate child of his servant Jenny Jones.
Susan is an illegitimate child whose mother died at her birth.
Neta's Communist ideals appear silly and dangerous because of her parasitical attachment to the living space provided by Lika; at the end of the play Neta, herself a victim of Soviet mores, writes a letter denouncing her sister's family; the young girls discover sex amid the coarse intimacies of communal apartment life; and as the chorus sings on, Sasha abandons the family for a woman carrying his illegitimate child. The play is set during the years immediately following Stalin's death, in overt criticism of his legacy.
The illegitimate child of Milly Hines and a man supposedly Mexican, Joe is placed in an orphanage by his fanatically religious grandfather, who believes him to be part black.
But when her grandfather died, her uncles excluded her from the inheritance, invoking the law which provides that an 'illegitimate child has no right to share in the inheritance of the legitimate relatives of his or her parents.'
As a result, Zander was also declared as an illegitimate child.
According to Rosliza, Selangor's Muslim laws do not apply to her as she was born an illegitimate child to her Muslim father and late Buddhist mother.
Since then she had had another illegitimate child, the father being a man she had since married and with whom she was living at Wallasey.
When Susannah died my dad was told she had an illegitimate child Bobby, left in Newsham.
Illegitimate child in the views of Islamic jurisprudence: