Available both in book and online formats, this resource tracks partial and full compilations of state laws appearing in American law review articles. Includes both broad and more refined family law subjects and may be searched by year, making it an extremely useful resource for the family law researcher.
ABA Charts detailing state statutes for various aspects of family law.
Links from the LII to state codes by subject area.
Issue overviews for various hot topics.
Provides current, key information about relevant state laws, including historical and current ballot initiatives.
Contains the completed Acts, draft materials, enacted status information, and legislative tracking.
Locator links to state laws which correspond to uniform laws.
The only available weekly family law information service providing a roundup of developments from across the nation, Family Law Reporter is a reliable guide to important new federal and state cases, legislation, trends, and issues.
What it helps you do:
The West Digest of American Law contains thousands of topics and sub-topics (a.k.a. "key numbers") relevant to family law research. Any search for relevant American case law should include a thorough scouring of these subjects. Major topic headings include: Abortion and Birth Control, Adoption, Adultery, Bigamy, Child Custody, Child Support, Child-Out-Of-Wedlock, Divorce, Dower and Curtesy, and the list goes on.