Maginnis v. Maginnis – Court addresses apportionment of goodwill in divorce
Abstract: A question that often arises in divorces cases is: To what extent should goodwill be included in the marital estate? The treatment of goodwill varies from state to state. In some situations, it may be necessary to consider legal precedent from other states for guidance. This article summarizes a recent appellate court case from Kentucky that addresses this issue. Maginnis v. Maginnis, No. 2019-CA-1090-MR (Ky. App. 2021). Gaskill v. Robbins, 282 S.W.3d 306 (Ky. 2009). Yoon v. Yoon, 711 N.E.2d 1265 (Ind. 1999).