West Headnote of the Day – October 14, 2009

October 14, 2009

West's Key 205 Husband and Wife
West's Key 205VIII Separation and Separate Maintenance
West's Key 205k282 Right to Allowance for Maintenance
West's Key 205k283 Of Wife
West's Key 205k283(2) k. Desertion, Abandonment, or Separation.

Where wife told husband that if he left it would amount to “good riddance,” wife was not entitled to support order on ground of abandonment.
Gurnee v. Gurnee, 53 N.Y.S.2d 690 (N.Y. Dom. Rel. Ct. 1945)

Suggested by Todd Cheney, West Reference Attorney

205 Husband and Wife