Financial Advisor's Book of Business Represents Goodwill and Therefore Marital Property

Business Valuation Update BVLaw
Legal and Court Case Update
March 21, 2001
6282 Investment Advice
523920 Portfolio Management
marital dissolution/divorce

Moll v. Moll
187 Misc. 2d 770, 722 N.Y.S.2d 732, 2001 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 62
State Court
New York
Supreme Court


In this marital dissolution, the husband filed for partial summary judgment concerning the equitable distribution of the marital assets.

See Also

Moll v. Moll

Issues are whether personal or professional goodwill constitute "property" or "a thing of value" and whether NY domestic relations statutes recognize goodwill as marital property.