Incorporating the Hendricksons
Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 35, p. 273, 2011
29 Pages Posted: 10 Dec 2011
Date Written: December 9, 2011
The family is evolving rapidly, but not fast enough for some people. Several commentators suggest freeing family law of its traditional constraints by applying the contractual business association model. Business models, though superficially similar to domestic relationships, ultimately are unhelpful or counter-productive to defining the family. This Article discusses the essential differences between business and domestic partnerships and the potential havoc from trying to merge the two.
JEL Classification: K11, K19, K22, K36
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