Granting $100,000 lump sum payment due to hardship was not appropriate exercise of discretion. Court found that wife needed payment to achieve standard of living, not to avoid privation.
Hardship redefined: (1) financial deprivation or difficulty (2) not essential needs only.
Hardship exception is a discretionary finding, not a factual determination.
Trial court not required to award wife some of husband’s non-marital property to alleviate a hardship where the court awarded her greater share of the marital property.