The article focuses on the equal management laws in the community property reform for the well-being and future prosperity of the family. Topics discussed include separate property regime and the community property regime in the U.S., examines the history of the reform era and argues that equality was not the primary goal of the legal reform and examines how spouses actually managed their money in the pre-1970s era.
Family relations -- Law & legislation, Community property, Marital property, Separate property, Well-being
Date of Authorship for this Version
Carter, Elizabeth, "The Illusion of Equality: The Failure of the Community Property Reform to Achieve Management Equality" (2015). Journal Articles. 406.