Community property in a divorce did not include additional retirement credit purchased during the marriage for the husband’s premarital military service, the California Supreme Court has ruled in reinstating a property division order.
An Arizona court has decided that the valuation of a lawyer’s professional goodwill is not limited to his stock redemption value in his law firm.
Military service credit that a husband purchased during his marriage constituted community property subject to division when he divorced, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in reversing judgment.
A “Wheel of Fortune” contestant’s winnings constituted community property subject to equal division even though his wife had already filed for divorce when he won the money, a Washington state judge recently ruled.
A lawyer’s partnership profits from his law firm that were distributed in the year following his separation from his wife are community property and must be divided as such, the California Court of Appeal has ruled.
A husband may be obligated to pay attorney fees that his deceased wife incurred in a dissolution proceeding that didn’t end in divorce, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
Convertible notes issued to a husband as the result of his employer’s bankruptcy may be divided as community property in his divorce, the Idaho Supreme Court has ruled.
A surviving spouse can amend a community property trust’s remainder distribution schedule after the first spouse’s death, the New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled.
Where community property was used to redeposit funds in a husband’s retirement annuity, the community was only entitled to a pro tanto share of the annuity – and not to a share of the husband’s much larger pension component, the California Supreme Court has ruled.
Actress Kate Walsh and her husband of 14 months, Alex Young, finalized their divorce last week but left one thing to chance, agreeing to flip a coin for their community furniture and artwork.