ERIC Number: ED362254
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Crisis in Family Law: Children as Victims of Divorce. Report #R101.
National Council for Children's Rights, Washington, DC.
Emphasizing the shortcomings of family law and their impact on divorced families and children, this report discusses a variety of topics related to divorce. Topics covered in the report include the following: (1) divorce statistics; (2) methods of resolving family disputes; (3) the marital contract; (4) the public's image of divorced fathers; (5) noncustodial mothers; (6) divorce as an industry; (7) the misuse of child abuse laws; and (8) child support. The report concludes that immediate reforms are needed for outdated marital and divorce laws, and includes a summary of proposed reforms. (MM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Children's Rights, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Family Law; Legislative Reform; Mediation