Case Conclusion Date: 06.16.2008
Practice Area: Divorce & Separation
Outcome: Wife awarded $90,000 spousal maintenance after husband offered none, wife awarded one-half of $100,000 original investment capital when husband claimed business worth nothing
Description: Represented wife in a divorce where husband would only agree to give wife less-than-half of marital assets, and pay the remainder as spousal maintenance over time. Husband claimed a business capital investment was now worth $0, but wife awarded 1/2 of initial investment. Husband refused to divide assets in a college fund, but wife awarded 1/2 after college and equal control of expenditures. In addition to six-figure share of marital assets, court awarded wife 5-figure amount in spousal maintenance every year for 9-years.