Homemaker Did Not Substantially Contribute to the Appreciation of Husband’s Separate Businesses During Their Marriage

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Legal and Court Case Update
October 13, 1998
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marital dissolution/divorce
marital dissolution

Waring v. Waring
722 So. 2d 723, 1998 Miss. App. LEXIS 815
State Court
Court of Appeals


A divided Mississippi Court of Appeals determined that the wife made non-economic contributions, such as providing domestic services, to the appreciation of the husband's separate property businesses which entitled her to share in the businesses' apprecia ...

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Waring v. Waring

One issue in this was the value of a family business, and the cause of its appreciation.