Understanding New York’s O’Brien Decision and its Progeny

Article Title:

"Understanding New York's O'Brien Decision and its Progeny"

Publication Date: 2010

Authored by: Peter R. Stambleck and Allan E. Mayefsky

“Since a person cannot be separated from his or her human capital (i.e. a person’s attainment of knowledge and skill, etc.) the way one can be separated from financial or other tangible assets, and given that human capital is not readily quantifiable, the courts are left in the unenviable position of adjudicating how to account for the attainment of human capital during a marriage.”