ganancial property


ganancial property
(Spanish.) That property which husband and wife, living together, acquire during matrimony, by a common title, lucrative or onerous; or that which husband and wife, or either, acquire by purchase, or by their labor and industry, as also the fruits of the separate property which each brings to the matrimony or acquires by lucrative title during the continuance of the partnership. Cartwright v Cartwright, 18 Tex 626, 634.

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  • ganancial property — /ganaenshal proparti/ In Spanish law, a species of community in property enjoyed by husband and wife, the property being divisible between them equally on a dissolution of the marriage. See community property …   Black's law dictionary

  • ganancial property — /ganaenshal proparti/ In Spanish law, a species of community in property enjoyed by husband and wife, the property being divisible between them equally on a dissolution of the marriage. See community property …   Black's law dictionary

  • property — That which is peculiar or proper to any person; that which belongs exclusively to one. In the strict legal sense, an aggregate of rights which are guaranteed and protected by the government. Fulton Light, Heat & Power Co. v. State, 65 Misc.Rep.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Ganancial — Ga*nan cial, a. [Sp., pertaining to gain, held in common, fr. ganancia gain.] (Law) Designating, pertaining to, or held under, the Spanish system of law (called {ganancial system}) which controls the title and disposition of the property acquired …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ganancial system — Ganancial Ga*nan cial, a. [Sp., pertaining to gain, held in common, fr. ganancia gain.] (Law) Designating, pertaining to, or held under, the Spanish system of law (called {ganancial system}) which controls the title and disposition of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ganancial — gəˈnanchəl, Sp gȧnȧnˈthyȧl or ˈsyȧl adjective Etymology: Spanish, relating to profit, held jointly by husband and wife, from ganancia profit, from ganar to gain, earn, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Old Norse gana to gape, stare; akin to …   Useful english dictionary

  • Community property — For the Steel Panther song, see Feel the Steel. Community property is a marital property regime that originated in civil law jurisdictions and is now also found in some common law jurisdictions. The states of the United States that recognize… …   Wikipedia

  • gananciales — /ganansiyaleys/ A Spanish term, used as either a noun or adjective, and applied to property acquired during marriage. Discussed in Sanchez v. Bowers, C.C.A.N.Y., 70 F.2d 715, 716. See ganancial property …   Black's law dictionary

  • gananciales — /ganansiyaleys/ A Spanish term, used as either a noun or adjective, and applied to property acquired during marriage. Discussed in Sanchez v. Bowers, C.C.A.N.Y., 70 F.2d 715, 716. See ganancial property …   Black's law dictionary

  • bienes gananciales — See ganancial property; ganancias …   Ballentine's law dictionary