Personal goodwill not marital asset; case remanded because record silent on how court valued business

Business Valuation Update BVLaw
Legal and Court Case Update
March 28, 2000
marital dissolution/divorce

Edward R. Bertholet v. Linda Bertholet
725 N.E.2d 487 (Ind. App. 2000)
State Court
Court of Appeals
James Stan (for wife)


The primary issue in this marital dissolution case is whether the trial court erred in its valuation of the husband's bail bond business.

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Edward R. Bertholet v. Linda Bertholet

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