Wife presents no expert; court rejects husband's account/attorney's testimony

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 3 No. 7
Legal and Court Case Update
July 1997
5812 Eating and Drinking Places
722513 Limited-Service Restaurants
marital dissolution/divorce
evidence, franchise, marital dissolution, book value

Blackstone v. Blackstone
288 Ill. App. 3d 905, 681 N.E.2d 72, 1997 Ill. App. LEXIS 337
May 30, 1997
State Court
Court of Appeals
James Friel (for respondent)


The marital estate owned three companies: 1.) RJB , which operated a Wendy's franchise, 2.) RGJ , which owned the land and building, housing the restaurant, and 3.) Two B's , which rent ...

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Blackstone v. Blackstone

At issue is whether the trial court improperly valued three corporations owned by respondent as having a value to the marital estate of $ 300,000, when the only expert testimony at trial indicated that the corporations had a fair market value of $ 0.