Güterstand der Zugewinngemeinschaft

English translation: statutory matrimonial property regime of the community of surplus

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German term or phrase:Güterstand der Zugewinngemeinschaft
English translation:statutory matrimonial property regime of the community of surplus
Entered by: Beate Lutzebaeck

05:36 Feb 22, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
German term or phrase: Güterstand der Zugewinngemeinschaft
prenuptial agreement
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statutory matrimonial property regime of the community of surplus
Explanation:
=> to be subject to the statutory matrimonial property regime, explained by Dietl/Lorenz, Legal dico, as follows: Statutory mat. prop. regime, despite its name not a true community of property between spouses but a separation of property with "Zugewinnausgleich". Each spouse owns and administers independently his/her own property, being liable only for debts incurred by him/herself. Any additional wealth created during the period of the regime (surplus) remains the property of the spouse who created it. It will, however, be equalised on termination of the regime.
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5 +1statutory matrimonial property regime of the community of surplus
Beate Lutzebaeck
5 -1Value add union estate.
brute (X)


  

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statutory matrimonial property regime of the community of surplus


Explanation:
=> to be subject to the statutory matrimonial property regime, explained by Dietl/Lorenz, Legal dico, as follows: Statutory mat. prop. regime, despite its name not a true community of property between spouses but a separation of property with "Zugewinnausgleich". Each spouse owns and administers independently his/her own property, being liable only for debts incurred by him/herself. Any additional wealth created during the period of the regime (surplus) remains the property of the spouse who created it. It will, however, be equalised on termination of the regime.


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Beate Lutzebaeck
New Zealand
Local time: 14:10
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Value add union estate.


Explanation:
US term.

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Note added at 2002-02-22 12:04:02 (GMT)
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also: value add estate union. (brute)

brute (X)
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disagree  Kim Metzger: Brutish, and certainly not a US term.
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