To get them working together, Dowers says, "You need to form a communication bridge among these three spheres, and show them that when they help each other, they help themselves.
Every company that has been successful has been able to focus on that point," says Dowers.
Virginia granted a widow dower rights in real and personal property.
existed if a widow sought dower rights in land that had been conveyed by
leading nineteenth century treatise on dower noted, however, many judges
widows to remain in their homes until the assignment of dower.
On the differences between dower and curtesy, see Haskins,
colonial Virginia left their wives more than their dower rights, see
discussing wills leaving women more than their dower rights in colonial
Connecticut's dower law was an exception to the general
rule that dower attached to all lands that a husband owned during the
and significant departure from" the general rule of dower.