In 1980, Louisiana shifted from husband management to a general rule of equal management of the community property; these rules are more sympathetic to separate reimbursement claims than to safeguarding a spouse's interest in the community property. It is argued that Louisiana's rules on restoration of the separate estate need some revision.
Restoration of the Separate Estate From Community Property After the Equal Management Reform: Some Thoughts on Louisiana’s Reimbursement Rules,
56 Law and Contemporary Problems
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