A couple from New York commenced a matrimonial action on April 2000. The parties were married on September 9, 1974, currently physically separated and they never had any children. The complainant husband is an attorney whose practice consists almost exclusively of his personal injury cases. The accused wife works part time at a Home Depot store.
At the time of their marriage, the husband was a high school teacher. During the course of the marriage he attended law school, graduated in 1978 and began practice thereafter. Since 1985, he has been in a partnership with a law firm in White Plains, New York. No written partnership agreement was made.
A New York Injury Lawyer said the separated couple have stipulated on a number of issues. One of the issues includes an annual payment of the husband to the wife as maintenance until she reaches the age of 65. Agreements on division of the marital home, stock, the cars and marital debt was also reached.