Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Michelle Triola Marvin Dies at 76

Michelle Triola Marvin, the oft-discussed litigant in family textbooks, died last week.  Her 1979 California court case resulted in the coining of the term palimony—a court-ordered award of support given to one member of a nonmarital relationship.  Her obituary is here and here.



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