Claim 40 Results

cases of monetary claims (kesubah amount and her virgin status) can lead to a case of execution for the woman or her husband’s (false) witnesses, therefore different size courts are needed, 3 judges for monetary cases and 23 for possible death sentence cases

claims of non virginity time limits, reason, he says she isn't a virgin from before kiddushin, and she says she was raped after kiddushin or that she was a virgin and the evidence was destroyed, other bodily defects

differences in marriage customs between Galilee and Yehudah, in Yehudah the young couple were allowed to be alone and even have relations prior to the wedding, in Yehudah there were always attendants for each side, not following these customs diminished their ability to make a claim

one or two witnesses who say that someone accepted to be a nazir, became impure, ate forbidden fat, entered Temple while impure, he denies, claims to have done it on purpose, or is silent

people returning lost objects, or admitting to part of a claim of a debt against them which couldn’t have been proven, aren’t forced to swear that they didn’t keep some of what they found or saved

the Torah’s references to the husband’s showing a non bloody sheet and the father of the bride disproving his claims by showing a bloody sheet are merely graphic hints to both sides bringing witnesses to their claim

two wives of childless brothers who both claim their husbands died, one has witnesses, one has children, each had yibum done, new husbands died

virgin divorcee, widow, chalutzah, or convert, ransomed, freed below three years old, kesubah is one hundred (even if it is determined later that she is a virgin) and there can be no claim against her virgin status

wife who needs support (while her husband is away) swears (either once or twice ?) about how much money she needed, the exact swear explained, is the mishnah about a wife or a widow ? woman returns from trip with her husband and claims that he died or divorced her, husband says she should have supported herself, court granted her the right to borrow and the husband is responsible, supported by her father, or anyone else ? her findings, burial

witnesses who verify their own signatures or relate other halachic information, but claim to have been forced, were minors, or were unfit for testimony, if others verify their signatures or also relate the same information, the first ones are less likely to be believed to negate the testimony of the others, cases where the witnesses verify their own signatures but other witnesses do as well, amount and qualification of witnesses needed to verify each signature