filiation


filiation
fil·i·a·tion /ˌfi-lē-'ā-shən/ n [Late Latin filiatio relationship of a son and father, from Latin filius son]
1: a legal relationship of a parent and esp. a father and child that creates rights and obligations
used to help prove filiation in a paternity suitLeBlanc v. LeBlanc, 427 So. 2d 1361 (1986) see also legitimate filiation compare acknowledgment, paternity
◇ The Louisiana Supreme Court has held that children not entitled to legitimate filiation to the alleged parent, or not legitimated or formally acknowledged by the alleged parent, may establish filiation in a filiation proceeding. This has led to some instances where the legitimate children of one father have been allowed to prove filiation to another father. Such an action does not make the children illegitimate but does create a status of dual paternity.
2: adjudication of paternity or filiation
the court has made an order of filiationIdaho Code

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

filiation
I noun affiliation, assignment of paternity, blood relationship, cognation, determination of a child's paternity, family connection, fatherhood, fathership, kinship, lineage, parentage, paternity, relationship, ties of blood associated concepts: filiation proceeding foreign phrases:
- Semper praesumitur pro legitimatione puerorum. — The presumption always is in favor of the legitimacy of children
- Filiatio non potest probari. — Filiation cannot be proved
- Pater est quern nuptiae demonstrant. — He is the father whom the marriage points out
II index affiliation (bloodline), affinity (family ties), ancestry, blood, degree (kinship), descent (lineage), family (common ancestry), origin (ancestry), parentage, propinquity (kinship), relationship (family tie)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Filiation — Fil i*a tion, n. [LL. filiatio, fr. L. filius son: cf. F. filiation. See {Filial}.] 1. The relationship of a son or child to a parent, esp. to a father. [1913 Webster] The relation of paternity and filiation. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Filiation — („Abstammung“, lat.: filius „Sohn“,filia „Tochter“) steht im Klosterwesen für die Organisationsstruktur von Klöstern eines Ordens, siehe Filiation (Klosterwesen) bei den Zisterziensern, siehe Filiation (Zisterzienser) in der Rechtskunde für den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • filiation — Filiation. s. f. Descendance du fils ou de la fille à l esgard du pere & de ses ayeux. Il a bien prouvé sa filiation depuis 300. ans. Il se dit fig. De la dependance d une Eglise à l égard d une autre. Cette Abbaye est de la filiation de Clugni …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • filiation — 1520s, from Fr. filiation, from M.L. filiationem (nom. filiatio), noun of action from filiare to have a child, from L. filius/filia (see FILIAL (Cf. filial)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • filiation — [fil΄ē ā′shən] n. [ME filiacion < OFr filiation < LL filiatio < L filius: see FILIAL] 1. the state or fact of being a son or daughter; relation of a child to its parent 2. descent from or as from a parent; derivation 3. a) the forming of …   English World dictionary

  • Filiation — (v. lat.), 1) die rechtmäßige Abstammung: daher Filiationsprobe, die glaubwürdige Aufstellung so vieler Ahnen als gerade gefordert werden; Filiationstext, die Aufführung u. glaubwürdige Nachweisung der elterlichen Abstammung u. standesmäßigen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Filiation — (lat.), eigentlich Sohn oder Tochterschaft; daher im geistlichen Ordenswesen das Abhängigkeitsverhältnis der Ordensmitglieder den Ordensobern gegenüber und die für die erstern daraus herfließende Verpflichtung zum Gehorsam den letztern gegenüber; …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Filiation — (lat.), Kindschaft; Verpflichtung der Klostergeistlichen zum Gehorsam gegen die Obern; Herstellung eines Abhängigkeitsverhältnisses zwischen zwei kirchlichen Parochien. Filiationsklage, die Klage, durch welche jemand einen richterlichen Ausspruch …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Filiation — Filiation, lat. deutsch, kindliche Verpflichtung; F.sprobe, s. Ahnenprobe …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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