Please read, analyze and answer this historical case law and development of

Please read, analyze and  answer this historical case law and development of domestic partnerships or cohabitation.

Remember: you need  2-3 pages. Don’t need cover page. Reference page does not count.

Case: Marvin v. Marvin, 18 Cal. 3d 660, 557 P.2d 106, 134 Cal. Rptr. 815 (1976)

“The Cohabitation Blues”

“Should Cohabitation Matter in Family Law?”

Living Together and the Law (Nolo) http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/free-books/living-together-book/chapter1-1.html

What has the Marvin ruling done for cohabiting couples’ legal rights? Provide brief description of the facts in this case and the and how the court arrived at its conclusion.

Do cohabiting couples share equally in benefits and rights as in a valid marriage, if at all?

Identify the law or laws that exist in your state that provide protection to “domestic partnerships” or “cohabiting couples.”