Abstract

http://ssrn.com/abstract=984244
 
 

Citations (1)



 


 



Domestic Agreements


Brian Bix


University of Minnesota Law School


Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 35, pp. 1773-1771, 2007
Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-23

Abstract:     
The article (given as the 2007 Siben Lecture at Hofstra Law School) explores the courts' treatment of agreements in Family Law: generally supportive of separation agreements; open to premarital agreements, though with reluctance and suspicion; and hostile to co-parenting agreements by same-sex couples. In general, the doctrines show that the State is still protective of the prerogative of determining parental status. However, as the article explores, at least in the State's treatment of co-parenting agreements, nothing of great value is protected, and much of value is wasted, by not enforcing the contractual commitments.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 20

Keywords: family law, same-sex marriage, co-parenting agreements, separation agreements, premarital agreements

Accepted Paper Series


Download This Paper

Date posted: May 8, 2007 ; Last revised: July 29, 2008

Suggested Citation

Bix, Brian, Domestic Agreements. Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 35, pp. 1773-1771, 2007; Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-23. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=984244

Contact Information

Brian Bix (Contact Author)
University of Minnesota Law School ( email )
229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States
612-624-2505 (Phone)
612-625-2011 (Fax)
Feedback to SSRN


Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 1,338
Downloads: 173
Download Rank: 99,542
Citations:  1

© 2014 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo6 in 0.266 seconds