Statham v. Statham

Full Text of Court Cases
June 11, 2008
6411 Insurance Agents, Brokers, and Service
marital dissolution/divorce

Statham v. Statham
2008 WL 2357353
State Court
Court of Appeals
Richard L. Fewell Jr., Robert S. Tew
Richard W. Guillot (wife); Albert C. Clark, III (husband)


State statute provides guidance on whether goodwill value is treated as marital property; court questions expert's thoroughness.
Statham v. Statham
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