Filius Nullius

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Definition: Filius Nullius

Quick Summary of Filius Nullius

[Latin, A son of nobody.] An illegitimate child who had few legal rights under the common law.

Full Definition of Filius Nullius

Laws have broadened the legal rights of illegitimate children who, in the language of some statutes, are referred to as nonmarital children.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Filius Nullius are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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