White v. Howard: Divorce Decree’s Life Insurance Requirement

In White v. Howard, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed the trial court’s conclusion that the husband’s obligation to maintain life insurance for the wife’s benefit was property division and therefore not subject to modification. The Supreme Court held that the obligation was a form of periodic alimony because the award was indefinite and based on the husband’s lifespan.

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Luke Thomas

Forensic Accountant at IAG Forensics. Luke Thomas joined IAG Forensics in 2011 after receiving a B.B.A. in Accounting from Kennesaw State University. Luke is a member of the Georgia Society of CPA's.

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