UK Accounting Glossary
Latin, From table and bed, but more commonly translated as “from bed and board.”
This phrase designates a divorce which is really akin to a separation granted by a court whereby a husband and wife are not legally obligated to live together, but their marriage has not been dissolved. Neither spouse has the right to remarry where there is a divorce a mensa et thoro; only parties who have been awarded a divorce a vinculo matrimonii, the more common type of divorce, can do so.
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This glossary post was last updated: 18th March 2020.