Latin Legal Terms


Coemptio – this Latin noun applied in ancient times, where detailed the sale of a woman towards a man. Nowadays in practice, this legal term is part of the Family Law, where refers to the act of marriage. Marriage is the act that creates legal relation between spouses to forming a family. Within another, alternative meaning in the area of Property Law, the term refers to a property sale with the intention to free/release this property of any sacrificial burdens connected with it.

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