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Family Law in America

Sanford N. Katz

  • Covers the latest developments in family law in America
  • Useful for legislators thinking about using American family law as a model for new legislation
  • Examines both conventional and new definitions of formal and informal domestic relationships
  • Describes state intervention into the parent and child relationship and how this is reflected in the reexamination of the privacy of the family unit
  • Analyzes family law in America as a process by which governmental decisions about the family are made
  • Discusses the complexities of family law which arise as a consequence of the legal recognition of alternative models to conventional family and family-like relationships

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