This comment discusses the background and development of filial responsibility laws in England, the United States, and Virginia in Part I. Part II explains the purpose behind implementation of such laws while Part III discusses the problems enforcing the filial responsibility law may cause. Lastly, Part IV explains why past reasons for keeping the law are no longer valid.
Response or Comment
Sylvia Macon, Comment, Grow Up Virginia: Time to Change our Filial Responsibility Law, 51 U. Rich. L. Rev. 265 (2016).