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Records of the Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and Recommendations

ALI.04.027

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Records of the Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and Recommendations
Date [inclusive]:
1985-2000
Call Number:
ALI.04.027
Extent:
2.3 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The "Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and Recommendations" was the Institute's first comprehensive work in the field of family law. The project as a whole comprises six principal parts: Child Custody; Child Support; Division of Property at Dissolution; Compensatory Payments (formerly known as alimony); Domestic Partners; and Agreements. The collection includes correspondence, meeting materials, drafts, grant material, project proposal material, and other records related to the Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution project, published in 2002. This collection spans the years 1985 to 2000.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Records of the Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and Recommendations, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.027, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Biography/History

The "Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and Recommendations" was the Institute's first comprehensive work in the field of family law. The project as a whole comprises six principal parts: Child Custody; Child Support; Division of Property at Dissolution; Compensatory Payments (formerly known as alimony); Domestic Partners; and Agreements. Mark Ellman served as Chief Reporter.

Scope and Contents

The Records of the Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution include correspondence, meeting materials, drafts, grant material, project proposal material, and other records related to the Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution project, published in 2002. The collection spans the years 1985 to 2000.

Arrangement note

  1. Correspondence
  2. Meeting Files
  3. Preliminary Drafts
  4. Council Drafts
  5. Tentative Drafts
  6. Proposed Final Draft Part 1
  7. Subject Files

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives,  2009

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Jordon Steele

Access Restrictions

The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Received from American Law Institute Headquarters in 2001.

Processing Information note

Processed by Jordon Steele, September 2009.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Divorce
  • Domestic relations

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1985-1995.

Box
1
Folder
1-2

Meeting Files, 1989-1990.

Box
1
Folder
3-7

Preliminary Drafts, 1990-1999.

Box
1
2
Folder
8-15
1-2

Council Drafts, 1993-1999.

Box
2
Folder
3-9

Tentative Drafts, 1995-2000.

Box
2
Folder
10-14

Proposed Final Draft Part 1, 1997 February 14.

Box
2
Folder
15

Subject Files, 1985-1991.

Box Folder

Conference on the Law and Public Policy of Family Dissolution, 1990 January 4.

3 1

Grant Application Materials, 1989-1991.

3 2-3

Project Abstract and Narrative, 1991.

3 4

Proposals, 1985-1989.

3 5

Proposed Budget, 1989.

3 6