The North Carolina Court of Appeals the last set of 2020 Opinions on December 31st. Soni Brendle was fortunate to end the year with another win. Ketan Soni and Andrew Brendle were retained after the alimony trial to pursue our client's appeal. The full opinion can be found by clicking here.
The case involves a contested alimony claim that went to trial in Mecklenburg County. Soni Brendle was able to convince the Court of Appeals that the trial court made an error in its ruling by refusing to consider any "bad acts" by the wife in this matter. The trial court also improperly back-dated alimony to prior to the parties' separation and also failed to provide adequate factual basis for the duration of alimony, thus vacating the judgment in part.
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