Opportuning Virtue: The Binding Ties of Covenant Marriage Examined

18 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2014

Date Written: September 15, 2014

Abstract

This article examines the concept of covenant marriage. Part II sketches development of the modern divorce culture and examines the faults of the unilateral no-fault regime. Part III provides a detailed summary of covenant marriage law, focusing on the Arizona and Louisiana statutes. Part IV analyzes the ambiguities and weaknesses of current covenant marriage laws, considering both practical and legal problems. Part V outlines a workable proposal for divorce reform featuring covenant marriage as the sole form of marriage.

Suggested Citation

Hamm, Marie Summerlin, Opportuning Virtue: The Binding Ties of Covenant Marriage Examined (September 15, 2014). Regent University Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1999-2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2496573

Marie Summerlin Hamm (Contact Author)

Regent University - School of Law ( email )

1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
United States

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