Friday, September 1, 2023

‘The Blind Side’ lawsuit spotlights tricky areas of family law

OherThe high-profile legal drama between Michael Oher and the Tuohy family continues to unfold after Oher claimed he believed to be Sean and Leigh Ann Tuohy’s adopted son, only to find out he was under a court-imposed conservatorship instead. Oher further alleges that the Tuohy’s gained financial advantage due to the setup.

This week, in a piece for The Conversation, Professor Naomi Cahn, a trust and estates and family law professor at the University of Virginia, breaks down the difference between a conservatorship and adoption and Oher’s options moving forward.

For more information see Naomi Cahn “‘The Blind Side’ lawsuit spotlights tricky areas of family law” The Conversation, September 1, 2023.

Special thanks to Naomi Cahn (University of Virginia) for bringing this article to my attention.

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