Civil law discussion questions


– Determine what kind of legislation could slow the decline in marriage rates and draft a sample law that addresses this decline.

-Discuss the pros and cons of alimony and evaluate if there should be a term limit for the receipt of alimony.

-Identify and discuss four methods to end a spousal relationship. State the potential repercussions these methods could have on the community, employers, and financial situations.

– The case Lehr v. Robertson from the e-Activity examines the state’s protections of parental rights with regard to an unmarried father’s inchoate relationship with a child whom he has never supported and rarely seen in the two years since her birth. Consider how you would support restoration of the father’s visitation privileges and provide an argument to do so.