Connecticut Supreme Court Clarifies Double Counting Rule in Divorce Cases Involving Valuation of a Business and Determination of Alimony

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April 27, 2021
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marital dissolution/divorce
expert testimony, asset value, fair market value (FMV), spousal support, equitable distribution, sole proprietorship, future income, double counting, marital property, dissolution

Oudheusden v. Oudheusden (II)
2021 Conn. LEXIS 111
US
State Court
Connecticut
Supreme Court
James R. Guberman (wife); Mark S. Gottlieb (husband)
D’Auria

Summary

In this divorce case, the Connecticut Supreme Court, overturning the appellate court, clarifies that awarding the nonowner spouse part of the value of the owner spouse’s businesses and basing alimony on income generated from the businesses is not impermissible double counting (double dipping).

See Also

Oudheusden v. Oudheusden (II)

In this divorce case, the Connecticut Supreme Court, overturning the appellate court, clarifies that awarding the nonowner spouse part of the value of the owner spouse’s businesses and basing alimony on income generated from the businesses is not impermissible double counting (double dipping).