New York: Riechers v. Riechers 679 N.Y.S.2d 233 (Sup. Ct. 1998). A spouse is entitled to half the value of marital assets placed in trust in a foreign jurisdiction

: Riechers v. Riechers 679 N.Y.S.2d 233 (Sup. Ct. 1998). In Riechers the court determined that the wife would be awarded one-half of the value of marital assets which the husband had thoughtfully placed in an irrevocable trust in a foreign jurisdiction. Remember that marital assets are any assets which are earned, incurrred or created […]