TITLE

Parents Killing Parents: Creating a Presumption of Unfitness

AUTHOR(S)
Wan, Lilian
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;1999, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p333
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that New York law should be amended to include murder of a child's parent by the other spouse as grounds for terminating parental rights. Overview of the traditional termination of parental rights law; Information of State termination legislation and violent crimes; How courts dealt with cases where one parent kills the other parent.
ACCESSION #
2645179

 

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