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dc.identifier.citation12 Creighton L. Rev. 256 (1978-1979)en_US
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION|While many of the family law cases decided by the Nebraska Supreme Court during the survey period simply reaffirmed long-standing principles, several decisions reflect new developments and marked changes from previous case law.|An important issue in the child custody decisions was whether the misconduct of the parent would disqualify that parent from obtaining custody of minor children. In a decision which might be mistaken as indicative of a more lenient moral and social climate, the supreme court in Greenfield v. Greenfield held that the sexual misconduct of a mother does not automatically disqualify her from retaining custody of her minor children. At the time of the divorce decree, the trial court had awarded legal custody of the two minor sons, ages ten and five, to the mother. During this time the mother's boyfriend moved into the home wit h the mother and children. On at least one occasion, the ten year old testified that he had observed his mother and her boyfriend having sex. When the father made application for a change of custody, the boyfriend moved out...en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.titleFamily Law - Supreme Court Reviewen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US

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