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Published: 30 October 2014

344 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199759224


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Family Law in America

Second Edition

Sanford N. Katz

  • Discusses the evolution of same-sex marriage rights and the way these rights affect family law
  • Considers definitions of formal and informal marriage, analyzing the extent to which relationships established before marriage are regulated
  • Describes legislative and judicial responses to evolving family forms
  • Examines fault and no-fault divorce procedures, alimony, assignment of property upon divorce
  • Defines what is marital property and what is separate property
  • Combines legal analysis with social science research
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