15 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Date Written: February 22, 2011
Some fifteen years ago, Elizabeth and Robert Scott wrote an important article making the case that parents could be usefully described using a fiduciary model. This paper explains why their model fits foster parents better than biological or adoptive parents, at least in the sense that Tamar Frankel explains in her new book on fiduciary law.
Keywords: Law and economics
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Brinig, Margaret F., Parents, Trusted But Not Trustees or (Foster) Parents as Fiduciaries (February 22, 2011). Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-07. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1767412 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1767412