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VI. Contractual Regulation of Marital Property
(14,433 words)

Volume IV: Persons and Family | Chapter 4 (1980): Interspousal Relations

Completed in June 1975. Some significant subsequent developments have been taken into account.

Max Rheinstein, Mary Ann Glendon

A. Scope of Freedom of Contract

i. General

196. Overall patterns. – This subchapter is concerned with the extent to which spouses have freedom of choice to adopt a matrimonial regime other than the legal regime or to vary…

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Max Rheinstein and Mary Ann Glendon, “VI. Contractual Regulation of Marital Property”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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