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dc.contributor.authorHeaney, Marian G.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-14T03:22:54Z
dc.date.available2013-02-14T03:22:54Z
dc.date.issued1982en_US
dc.identifier.citation15 Creighton L. Rev. 296 (1981-1982)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/39333
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION|In Cox v. Hendricks, the Nebraska Supreme Court considered for the first time not only the issue of an unwed father's right to custody of his child, but also the issue of an unwed father's visitation rights. The supreme court's decision is significant because it established rights for unwed fathers in both these areas, while at the same time formulating a useful test to be applied in custody disputes of this type. Traditionally, the mother's right to custody of an illegitimate child was considered superior to the rights of other persons, absent a showing of the mother's unfitness. The decision in Cox questions the continued validity of this "illegitimacy" criterion and suggests that an unwed father may be entitled to the same rights as the natural mother....en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.titleFamily Law - Cox v. Hendricks: Rights of and Unwed Fatheren_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.description.volume15en_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US
dc.description.note1981-1982en_US
dc.description.pages296en_US


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