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Family Law - DOMESTIC CONTRACTS AND SEPARATION AGREEMENTS - Types - Separation agreements - Formation - Capacity - Practice and procedure - Appeals and judicial review

Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the husband from a judgment partially upholding the spousal support provisions of a separation agreement. The parties married in 1984 and separated in 2006. Their children were born in 1985 and 1988. The husband experienced mental health difficulties in his 20s, requiring hospitalization on two occasions due to depression. His condition caused problems with impulsiveness, short-term memory and disorganization. The wife developed chronic pain from injuries suffered in two pre-marriage automobile accidents. The couple’s health problems continued throughout their marriage, causing unhappiness and financial...