Judicial Application of Statutory Factors for an Equitable Distribution of Marital Property upon Dissolution of the Marriage on Divorce in New York: An Illustration
Alain Laurent P. G. Verbeke
University of Leuven, Director Rector Roger Dillemans Family Property Law Institute, Codirector Institute for Contract Law, Codirector Leuven Center for Notary Law; Harvard Law School; University of Leuven, Faculty of Psychology; Tilburg Law School Department of Private Law and TISCO; Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Católica Global School of Law; Greenille by Laga
November 20, 1989
Zeitschrift für Rechtsvergleichung, pp. 170-214, 1989
Case law analysis of how the equitable distribution works in New York, in the period 1981-1987. How do judges apply the different statutory factors and criteria. How do they balance them in order to achieve a fair and equitable result of property division upon divorce.
Note: Downloadable document is in German.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 24
Keywords: matrimonial property law, equitable distribution
JEL Classification: K11
Date posted: November 22, 2012