A Child-Centered Approach to Parentage Law
William & Mary Law School Legal Research Paper No. 09-321
14 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2015
Date Written: 2006
This introductory article explains what it would mean for a state to draft its parentage law - that is, rules for establishing who will be a child’s legal parents - in a manner designed solely to do what is best for children, and it proffers for discussion a potential model of such a law.
Keywords: children, maternity, paternity, child maltreatment, adoption, children’s rights
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