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Pertaining or relating to marriage; suitable or applicable to married people.

Conjugal rights are those that are considered to be part and parcel of the state of matrimony, such as love, sex, companionship, and support.Loss of consortium is a loss of any or all conjugal rights.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

CONJUGAL. Matrimonial; belonging, to marriage as, conjugal rights, or the rights which belong to the husband or wife as such.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The council's deputy Abubakar Shelali said several reports had been made by women reported being denied conjugal rights by their husbands who have turned into 'goats', chewing at every given opportunity.
Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Rajender Menon and Justice Brijesh Sethi issued notice while hearing the plea filed by social activist and lawyer Amit Sahni about providing conjugal rights to prisoners.
When Tito left his family, he also arrogated unto himself full and exclusive control and administration of the conjugal properties, spending and using the same for his sole gain and benefit, in total exclusion of Linda and their four children.
Para alem da repeticao dos padroes de apego primario nas relacoes, tambem ha evidencias de sua associacao com a satisfacao conjugal (Mosmann, Wagner & Feres-Carneiro, 2006).
Selling's article "Overwriting tradition" (NCR, May 18-31) opens the broad spectrum of historical issues surrounding conjugal morality in the 21st century:
This work musters ideas from law, public policy, migration, gender studies, and sexuality studies to explore definitions of legal conjugal relationships in Canadian law and policy.
She said her husband's love affair and the subsequent siring of the child created discomfort in their marriage as she got worried about the status of their matrimonial assets, which are still in the husbands name.Sometimes in 2013, my husband willfully denied me conjugal rights by relocating from [our] matrimonial bed to a different room under the same roof, this caused me to suffer loss of self-worth, she told court in her papers.
Muscat: Conjugal visits have been permitted for inmates at two Oman prisons, according to a judgment released by the Administrative Court in February.
At this, Justice Nisar observed: 'Women are entitled to claim alimony if they have performed their conjugal rights .' He added: 'Husband and wife cannot be forced to live together by any court of law before departure of the wife to her husband's house.
O genero e um desses componentes e torna-se um elemento constitutivo na compreensao da relacao da violencia conjugal, uma vez que esta e manifestada a partir das relacoes de poder historicamente desiguais entre homens e mulheres (3).
According to his legal team, the IPS said the ruling only applied to routine visits, not conjugal visits.