collateral consanguinity
The relationship between blood relatives who do not descend from one another — for example, cousins. (See also: consanguinity)
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • collateral consanguinity — A blood relationship between persons under a descent from a common ancestor but by different lines; the relationship between persons who descend from the same stirps or root but who do not lineally descend from each other. One s brothers and… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Consanguinity —     Consanguinity (in Canon Law)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Consanguinity (in Canon Law)     Consanguinity is a diriment impediment of marriage as far as the fourth degree of kinship inclusive. The term consanguinity here means, within certain …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • collateral — col·lat·er·al 1 /kə la tə rəl, la trəl/ adj 1 a: accompanying as a secondary fact, activity, or agency but subordinate to a main consideration b: not directly relevant or material a collateral evidentiary matter a collateral issue 2: belonging to …   Law dictionary

  • consanguinity — con·san·guin·i·ty /ˌkän ˌsan gwi nə tē, ˌsaŋ / n: the quality or state of being consanguineous Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. consanguinity …   Law dictionary

  • Consanguinity — Con san*guin i*ty, n. [L. consanguinitas: cf. F. consanguintit[ e].] The relation of persons by blood, in distinction from affinity or relation by marriage; blood relationship; as, lineal consanguinity; collateral consanguinity. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collateral — /kalaetsral/ Property which is pledged as security for the satisfaction of a debt. Collateral is additional security for performance of principal obligation, or that which is by the side, and not in direct line. Shaffer v. Davidson, Wyo., 445… …   Black's law dictionary

  • consanguinity — /konsaerjgwinatiy/ Kinship; blood relationship; the connection or relation of persons descended from the same stock or common ancestor. Consanguinity is distinguished from affinity, which is the connection existing in consequence of a marriage,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • collateral — /kalaetsral/ Property which is pledged as security for the satisfaction of a debt. Collateral is additional security for performance of principal obligation, or that which is by the side, and not in direct line. Shaffer v. Davidson, Wyo., 445… …   Black's law dictionary

  • consanguinity — /konsaerjgwinatiy/ Kinship; blood relationship; the connection or relation of persons descended from the same stock or common ancestor. Consanguinity is distinguished from affinity, which is the connection existing in consequence of a marriage,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • consanguinity — Relationship by blood. Re Bordeaux Estate, 37 Wash 2d 561, 225 P2d 433, 26 ALR2d 249. The having of the blood of some common ancestor. Biodget v Brinsmaid, 9 Vt 27, 30. See collateral consanguinity; kin; kindred; lineal consanguinity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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