Washington Community Property Deskbook
A one-volume indispensable reference on community property law in Washington covers all substantive developments in Washington community property law including registered domestic partnerships, same-sex marriage, and the law of committed intimate relationships through the U.S. Supreme Court's June 2013 decision on Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
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Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the law of community property in Washington, including (1) registered domestic partnerships and same-sex marriage and (2) the law of committed intimate relationships, which continues to evolve.
Regarding same-sex marriage, this edition includes analysis of the Supreme Court's decision declaring Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, and its impact on a variety of federal statutes that might otherwise have blocked recognition of community property rights now conferred on same-sex spouses by Washington law. This edition has also amplified the chapter on conflict of laws to address the intersection of community property law with Indian law.
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Table of contents
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Chapter 1 Introduction (Tom Andrews)
Chapter 2 The Necessary Relationship (Karen Boxx)
Chapter 3 Character of Ownership of Property (Tom Andrews)
Chapter 4 Management and Voluntary Disposition (Karen Boxx)
Chapter 5 Transactions and Agreements Between Married Persons, Registered
Domestic Partners, and Committed Intimate Partners (Karen Boxx)
Chapter 6 Involuntary Disposition: Creditors' Rights (Tom Andrews)
Chapter 7 Taxation (Ann Murphy)
Chapter 8 The Transitory Community and Conflict of Laws (Tom Andrews)
Table of Statutes
Table of Cases