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Community Property in California, Fifth Edition

ISBN-10: 0735563624

ISBN-13: 9780735563629

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Grace Ganz Blumberg

List price: $167.00
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Well written and thoughtful, this casebook provides an up-to-date and in-depth exploration of community property in California. Students and instructors alike will welcome Community Property in California, Fifth Edition, classroom tested and used by generations of California law students. Features that have contributed to the success of Community Property in California include:outstanding authorship' Grace Ganz Blumberg is a recognized expert in both community property and family law comprehensive coverage that provides students with the means to prepare for the California bar examination and leaves them well-equipped for California practice in the areas of divorce, decedents' estates, and debtor-creditor lawa balanced and approachable combination of cases, notes, problems, and other materials that make the casebook accessible and interesting a contextual use of comparative materials, including references to the Uniform Marital Property Act and the American Law Institute's Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution, as well as the laws of other jurisdictions Look for important new material in the Fifth Edition:Substantial reorganization and updating of the coverage of the Family Code §852(a) writing requirement for marital transmutations, with new cases and opinions, including Marriage of Benson and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals In re Summers opinion New material on the relationship between marital transmutation and the spousal fiduciary duty, covering Marriage of Haines and its progenyRevised, streamlined, and updated treatment of the spousal fiduciary duty with respect to a spouse's management of the community property during marriage and the setting aside of property settlements and decreesDiscussion of recent statutory and case development of California domestic partnership law
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Book details

List price: $167.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 8/7/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 809
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Introduction
The History of California Community Property
Transmutation: Contracts and Gifts
Definitional and Tracing Issues
Evidentiary Presumptions in California Community Property Law
Classification of Property
Management and Creditors' Rights
Inception and Termination of the Economic Community
Property Distribution at Divorce
Property Distribution at Death
Choice of Law and Divorce and Death
Federal Preemption of State Marital Property Law