Case Conclusion Date:June 16, 2008
Practice Area:Divorce & Separation
Outcome:My client (wife) awarded spousal maintenance, one-half of business capital investment, one-half of college fund remainder
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.