Choice of Law, Jurisdiction, and Judgment Issues in Interstate Adoption Cases

Capital University Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 803, 2003

50 Pages Posted: 28 Nov 2010

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Ralph U. Whitten

Creighton University - School of Law

Date Written: November 28, 2010

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to describe the choice-of-law, jurisdiction, and judgment problems in interstate adoption cases. The article points out that among all issues relating to domestic relations, adoption is one of the less complex. However, the article discusses how adoption raises the most interesting conceptual problems relating to conflicts of law.

Keywords: Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Domestic Relations, Children, Adoption

Suggested Citation

Whitten, Ralph U., Choice of Law, Jurisdiction, and Judgment Issues in Interstate Adoption Cases (November 28, 2010). Capital University Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 803, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1716564

Ralph U. Whitten (Contact Author)

Creighton University - School of Law ( email )

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