Archive: March 2005

Derr Decision Helps ‘Cut Through the Haze’

Published: Wednesday, March 30th, 2005

This column has criticized appellate courts from time-to-time for inconsistency in their use of language. Recently, the District IV Court of Appeals used their opinion in Derr v. Derr to clear up years of confusion regarding non-divisible property. The result is a clear, consistent scheme which will undoubtedly serve as the lodestar for trial courts for many years to come.