Category Archives: Professional Degrees – Types Of Degrees

Berkman v. Berkman

Mere completion of “course work” and earning of “credits” is not a marital asset to be valued and distributed.

Year: 1990 | State: NY

McGowan v. McGowan

Wife’s master’s degree was marital property, as an academic degree should be treated the same as a professional license. However, a teaching certificate was not marital property because although it was awarded after the marriage, she had completed all the requirement before the marriage.

Year: 1988 | State: NY

Golub v. Golub

Enhancement during marriage of actress’ earning capacity is marital asset, even though there is no license.

Year: 1988 | State: NY