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In re the Marriage of Perkins

Case Conclusion Date: 07.13.2001

Practice Area: Family

Outcome: Reversed and remanded

Description: Mr. Perkins has a VA disability rating and was military retired. Court awarded "compensatory spousal maintenance" to wife but in reality distributed the VA disability. Matter appealed and in a published opinion the Court of Appeals reversed, saying that court could not merely call the disability a different name and award it.

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