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cheeseman_buslaw7_tif_53 - 53 FAMILYLAW 1 At common law the...

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1) At common law, the courts recognized an action for breach of a promise to marry. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Premarriage Issues 2) The modern rule with respect to broken marriages and who gets to keep an engagement ring is the fault rule. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Premarriage Issues 3) Under common law, if an engagement was broken, the bride had to return the ring to avoid litigation. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Premarriage Issues 4) Emancipated minors may get married despite their age. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Marriage 5) Individuals under a certain age cannot be married. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Marriage 6) All states require a marriage license as well as a marriage ceremony in order to be married. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Marriage 133 FAMILY LAW  53
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7) Financial support during a marriage includes providing for things such as food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Marriage 8) Contracts to provide sex violate public policy. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Marriage 9) Cohabitation is sufficient to establish a common law marriage. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Marriage 10) When a valid common law marriage exists, a court decree of divorce must be obtained to end the common law marriage. Answer: TRUE Diff: 3 Topic: Marriage 11) All states have now recognized same-sex marriages. Answer: FALSE Diff: 1 Topic: Marriage 12) Parents have a right to select schools for their children as well as the religion they will practice. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Parents and Children 13) Parents may be legally responsible for a child beyond 18 years of age if the child has a disability. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Parents and Children 134
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14) Paternity actions are often brought to determine the identity of the mother of the child. Answer: FALSE Diff: 1 Topic: Parents and Children 15) A father's registry is used for negligent fathers so that the district attorney's office may prosecute them for their actions. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Parents and Children 16) Parents are liable for their children's actions if the parents were negligent in causing the child's act. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Parents and Children 17) Modern law allows the identity of biological parents to be revealed to adopted children. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Parents and Children 18) An independent adoption usually utilizes an agency to make the adoption official. Answer: FALSE Diff: 1 Topic: Parents and Children 19) The court must approve an agency adoption, but need not approve an independent adoption before the adoption becomes legal. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Parents and Children 20) An annulment is a confirmation of a couple's love for one another. Answer: FALSE Diff: 1 Topic: Marriage Termination 135
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21) A marriage may be annulled based on bigamy. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Marriage Termination 22) Children born of an annulled marriage are considered to be illegitimate.
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