Washington Court of Appeals holds professional goodwill as meretricious asset

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 5 No. 7
Legal and Court Case Update
July 1999
8021 Offices and Clinics of Dentists
621210 Offices of Dentists
marital dissolution/divorce

Chesterfield v. Nash
96 Wn. App. 103, 978 P.2d 551, 1999 Wash. App. LEXIS 1055
June 14, 1999
State Court
Court of Appeals


A week before the Yoon decision, the Washington Court of Appeals held that even in a relationship where parties are not married, but cohabiting, called a "meretricious relationship," profe ...

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Chesterfield v. Nash

At issue is whether the professional goodwill in defendant's dental practice is separate property.