Updated goodwill chart and map for divorce cases posted

BVWireIssue #199-3
April 17, 2019

marital dissolution/divorce
divorce valuation, marital dissolution, marital estate

BVR recently updated its complimentary download “Charting Goodwill Jurisprudence” to give you an at-a-glance look at a state’s basic position toward enterprise and professional goodwill. There is an expanded discussion of the law to include excerpts from foundational cases that highlight the concepts (e.g., salability, transferability, solo practice, noncompete agreements) underlying a state’s position. The additional information gives insight into how different courts emphasize different concepts and how much discussion there is within a jurisdiction around the basic rule. BVR welcomes input from readers concerning precedent-making new cases or legislative changes in order to keep the chart current.

Extra: A session on enterprise vs. personal goodwill in divorce will be presented at the upcoming National Divorce Conference in Las Vegas May 8-10, presented by BVR and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Joy Feinberg (Boyle Feinberg PC) and Barry Sziklay (Friedman LLP) will present the session.

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