Relating to, or connected with, the status of marriage; pertaining to a husband; incident to a husband. Marital coercion. Coercion of the wife by the husband.Marital portion. In Louisiana. The name given to that part of a deceased husband’s estate to which the widow is entitled. Civ. Code La. art. 55. Abercrombie v. Caffray, 3 Mart. N. S. (La.) 1.Marital rights. The rights of a husband. The expression is chiefly used to denote the right of a husband to property which his wife was entitled to during the continuance of the marriage.