Pennsylvania's family court system is fragmented into various specialty courts. Other states have begun to reexamine the effectiveness of such a system and, using an economic framework, have taken steps to create unified family courts that better address the issues facing modern families and society. The author analyzes the effectiveness of such undertakings, discusses the underlying theories, and proposes that Pennsylvania implement a unified family court system by statute.
Utilizing an Effective Economic Approach to Family Court: A Proposal for a Statutory Unified Family Court in Pennsylvania,
Duq. L. Rev.
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