Learn about domicile, how to establish it, and why it's such a vital concept in conflict of laws.


Welcome to Domicile! In this lesson, we’ll start by explaining what domicile is. Then, we’ll list the most common ways for individuals and artificial entities to establish domicile. Finally, we’ll discuss domicile’s significance to choice of law and other legal disciplines.

Domicile Defined

Speaking very broadly, domicile is the place, or places, with which the law most closely identifies a natural or artificial person. One might say that domicile is a person’s legal home. Every person has at...