Exercise 2 - Family Law - Prawo Rodzinne (level: upper-intermediate)
(1) Fill in the sentences with the verbs given below in an appropriate form live, terminate, commit x 2, assume x 2, extinguish, exercise, request, grant, sentence, owe, file (2) Create nouns or adjectives from the verbs in square brackets.
“Married persons (a) _____________ each other fidelity, support, and assistance.
Spouses mutually (b) _____________the moral and material direction of the family, (c) _____________ parental authority, and (d) _____________ the moral and material obligations resulting therefrom.
Marriage (e) _____________ upon: the death of either spouse, divorce, a judicial declaration of its _____________ [NULL - NOUN] (...), the _____________ [ISSUE - NOUN] of a court order authorizing the spouse of a person presumed dead to remarry, as provided by law.
(...) [A] divorce shall be (f) _____________ on the petition of a spouse upon proof that:
(1) The spouses have been (g) _____________ separate and apart continuously for the _____________ [REQUIRE - ADJECTIVE] period of time, in accordance with Article 103.1, or more on the date the petition is (h) _____________;
(2) The other spouse has (i) _____________ adultery; or
(3) The other spouse has (j) _____________ a felony and has been (k) _____________ to death or _____________ [PRISON - NOUN] at hard labor.
The cause of action for divorce is (l) _____________ by the reconciliation of the parties.
In a proceeding for divorce or thereafter, either spouse may (m) _____________ a determination of custody, _____________ [VISIT - NOUN], or support of a minor child; support for a spouse; injunctive relief; use and _____________ [OCCUPY - NOUN] of the family home or use of community movables or immovables; or use of personal property.”
The above is an excerpt from the Louisiana Civil Code, Articles 98-105.
NULLITY, ISSUANCE, REQUISITE / REQUIRED, IMPRISONMENT, VISITATION, OCCUPANCY