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The Uniform Marital Property Act for Texas?

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dc.contributor.author Quilliam, W. Reed Jr.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-29T21:50:47Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-29T21:50:47Z
dc.date.issued 1984
dc.identifier.citation 47 Tex. B.J. 906 (1984) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/1622
dc.description Co-author: Annette W. Marple en_US
dc.description.abstract The authors of this article provide three reasons why Texas, though already a community property state, should seriously consider adoption of the Uniform Marital Property Act. First, Texas may encourage states that follow common law to consider adopting the fairer and more equitable community property doctrines. Second, uniformity in this area of law is desirable due to the growing mobility of Americans. Third, by considering adoption of this Act, Texas will be able to reevaluate its current community property provisions. Throughout the article, the authors discuss a hypothetical married couple to illustrate the marital property differences between community property states and states that follow the common law.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject marital property en_US
dc.subject community property en_US
dc.subject Uniform Marital Property Act en_US
dc.subject Family law en_US
dc.title The Uniform Marital Property Act for Texas? en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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