Thursday, April 30 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   •   Sapphire Ballroom D

Session 2:
Legal and Policy Aspects of Complex Families

Discussant: Lawrence M. Berger, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chair: Marah A. Curtis, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  1. When Father Doesn’t Bother: Conditioning the Failure to Establish Paternity In-Hospital on Fathers’ Presence at the BirthCynthia A. Osborne, University of Texas at Austin ; Daniel Dillon, University of Texas at Austin

  2. Predicting Mothers' Child Support SpendingElizabeth Cozzolino, University of Texas at Austin

  3. Legal Visitation Orders, Family Courts, and Fragile FamiliesMaureen Waller, Cornell University ; Allison Dwyer Emory, Cornell University

  4. Does a Nonresident Parent Have the Right to Make Decisions for His Nonmarital Children? Trends in Legal Custody among Paternity CasesYiyu Chen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Other sessions on Marriage, Family, Households, and Unions