The Dependants’ Relief Act should be reformed to limit liability of estates to provide for handicapped adult children. It should be permissible to use funds for purposes other than day-to-day maintenance without jeopardizing eligibility for social assistance. The changes proposed would not impose any new or additional burdens on taxpayers.
The Matrimonial Property Act, though a significant improvement over foregoing legislation, retains some flaws. The Commission recommends that the Act be amended to correct these flaws and to better reflect current ideas of marriage as a partnership.