Goodwill in divorce: Personal or enterprise?
Abstract: The handling of goodwill in divorce cases varies depending on the jurisdiction and case facts. This article summarizes a recent Tennessee Court of Appeals decision that provides an overview of the factors used to differentiate between personal and enterprise goodwill. A sidebar shows that it’s important to check your math when allocating nonbusiness marital assets. Cela v. Cela, No. 019-01861-COA-R3-C (Tenn. App. July 30, 2021).