The Effective Dates of No-Fault Divorce Laws in the 50 States*

  title={The Effective Dates of No-Fault Divorce Laws in the 50 States*},
  author={D. A. Vlosky and Pamela A. Monroe},
  journal={Family Relations},
The Effective Dates of No-Fault Divorce Laws in the 50 States* We use prior research and state legislative histories to develop a set of decision rules for determining the dates for adoption of no-- fault divorce laws in the 50 states. Social scientists have attempted to gauge the impact of no-fault divorce laws on the stability of the family and on the rate of divorce, but the adoption dates used by these researchers varied widely. Such divergences yield conflicting findings on issues related… 

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