In 1972, the Washington Legislature amended Washington's community property laws, granting the wife management powers equal to those of her spouse. Professor Cross examines the impact of the amendments upon existing Washington law, emphasizing expected practical difficulties in community business transactions and transactions involving household goods.
Harry M. Cross,
Equality for Spouses in Washington Community Property Law—1972 Statutory Changes,
48 Wash. L. Rev.
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