Conjugal Rights Law and Legal Definition

Conjugal Rights refer to the mutual rights and privileges between two individuals arising from the state of being married. These rights include mutual rights of companionship, support, sexual relations, affection, joint property rights and the like. Loss of conjugal rights will also amount to loss of consortium. Loss of consortium can refer to decreased or limited sexual activity, diminished care, companionship and / or affection between spouses as the result of a personal injury. Damages can be claimed for loss of consortium. The act of a husband or wife staying separately from the other without any lawful cause is refereed to as subtraction of conjugal rights.