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Valuation, Allocation, And Distribution Of Retirement Plans At Divorce: Where Are We?, Elizabeth Brandt Oct 2001

Valuation, Allocation, And Distribution Of Retirement Plans At Divorce: Where Are We?, Elizabeth Brandt

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Indian Child Welfare Act: Keeping Families Together And Minimizing Litigation, Sarah Krakoff Jan 2001

Indian Child Welfare Act: Keeping Families Together And Minimizing Litigation, Sarah Krakoff

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Troxel And The Rhetoric Of Associational Respect, David J. Herring Jan 2001

Troxel And The Rhetoric Of Associational Respect, David J. Herring

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A recent decision by the United States Supreme Court has brought into sharp focus important questions about the nature and extent of parents' prerogatives to dictate how their children are raised. In the case of Troxel v. Granville, the Court addressed a Washington third-party visitation statute that permitted "any person" to petition for visitation with a child. Under the statute, a petitioner had to allege that visitation would serve the child's best interest. A judge hearing such a petition could order visitation whenever he or she found that such visitation may serve the child's best interest.

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Foster Care: The Border Of Family Identity Maintaining, (Re)Creating, Destroying, Zanita E. Fenton Jan 2001

Foster Care: The Border Of Family Identity Maintaining, (Re)Creating, Destroying, Zanita E. Fenton

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For The Best Of Friends And For Lovers Of All Sorts, A Status Other Than Marriage (Symposium: Unmarried Partners And The Legacy Of Marvin V. Marvin)" , David L. Chambers Jan 2001

For The Best Of Friends And For Lovers Of All Sorts, A Status Other Than Marriage (Symposium: Unmarried Partners And The Legacy Of Marvin V. Marvin)" , David L. Chambers

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American governments have recently begun to experiment with new familial statuses for gay male and lesbian couples, who have demanded the right to marry but have been appeased with more modest forms of recognition.4 What I propose here is quite different. It is a status for people who have close bonds but do not want to be married to each other. I call this status "designated friends." Once registered, "designated friends" would obtain a limited number of privileges and undertake a limited number of responsibilities relating to the care for the other when ill or incapacitated or upon death ...


"Please Let Me Be Heard:" The Right Of A Florida Foster Child To Due Process Prior To Being Committed To A Long-Term, Locked Psychiatric Institution, Bernard P. Perlmutter, Caroline S. Salisbury Jan 2001

"Please Let Me Be Heard:" The Right Of A Florida Foster Child To Due Process Prior To Being Committed To A Long-Term, Locked Psychiatric Institution, Bernard P. Perlmutter, Caroline S. Salisbury

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