Latin Legal Terms

A mensa et thoro

A mensa et thoro – literally it means “from bed and table”. This expression is used in the sphere of Family Law, where details a legal separation between spouses via court decision, without official divorce. Usually the divorce has to be proclaimed by court via another, different procedure – during which it is decided about the family assets, child care, family names etc.

Popular Posts



Bear that none of the listings on this dictionary and its explanations does not represent legal advice, and should not be considered applicable to any individual case or legal suit. All the definitions and interpretations have been stipulated with a theoretical purpose only to deliver more concrete information to the visitor of the website about the term or phrase itself.