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Majauskas Formula Not Well Suited for Division of Defined Benefit Plans
May 14, 2018

On May 10, 2018 the Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, in Carlson v. Dorsey, upheld the right of Suzanne Carlson’s estate…

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The Inequity of Keane: A Call for Reform
February 13, 2018

Say what you will about O’Brien v. O’Brien’s concept of enhanced earnings capacity as a marital asset, the notion of value being…

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Second Department Divorce: 26-Year Marriage, 25% Distributive Award, 8 Years Maintenance
February 13, 2018

In Culen v. Culen, 2018 NY Slip Op 00541, the Second Department Appellate Division upheld the decision from Westchester County Supreme…

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Double Housing Expenses in Child Support Award – Third Department
April 22, 2017

In Arthur v. Arthur, 2017 NY Slip Op 01608 (3rd Dept.), the Court held that appellant husband was not entitled to…

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High Income Divorce – Third Department
January 4, 2017

In this era of formula-driven child support and spousal maintenance awards (at least for post-January 2016 divorces), it is interesting to…

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