The first case is another instance where the Third Department sometimes opts to micromanage equitable distribution on appeal, right down to the penny which, while laudable, nonetheless seems a bit obsessive-compulsive.
The second case involves yet another painful lesson in how important it is to very carefully and very artfully draft a separation agreement. Do not assume anything. In fact, the safer bet is to presume that the person or party who has to interpret the contract is so mentally deficient that they have to have EVERYTHING spelled out and easily defined for them. In other words, draft such contracts in such a way that they can be easily understood by a kindergartener. Otherwise, future litigation may not quite come out as you may have intended.
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