Case Conclusion Date:March 1, 2010
Practice Area:Divorce / Separation
Outcome:Decision on divorce trial upheld on appeal.
Description:Represented a stay at home mother through heavily litigated divorce matter in Suffolk County Supreme Court. Parties were married for 10 years and had two school age children. There was a 10 day trial in 2008, followed by an appeal which was decided in 2010. There were contempt proceedings due to Husband's refusal to abide by orders of support. Counsel fee award of over $100,000 upheld on appeal. Spousal support of $75,000 per year for 9 years upheld on appeal. Wife's entitlement of 35% of Husband's business upheld on appeal.