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dc.identifier.citation17 Creighton L. Rev. 519 (1983-1984)en_US
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION|Two recent Nebraska Court decisions in the domestic relations area address the problem of property division upon the dissolution of a marriage. Specifically, the decisions deal with the disposition of property acquired by one spouse, either before or during the marriage, by gift or inheritance. The holdings in these cases are worthy of note in that they provide the practitioner with guidelines regarding the treatment of inherited or gift property which are clearer than those previously enunciated by the court. The first of these cases, Koubek v. Koubek, involved a marriage of nearly twenty-five years. During the marriage, Mr. Koubek had inherited a 480-acre farm from his father. Upon dissolution, the trial court divided the property, awarding Mrs. Koubek the life use of the residence located on the inherited property, and a parcel of the land, not to exceed one acre. In the alternative, the court granted Mr. Koubek the option of purchasing a home for his former wife in a nearby town...en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.titleFamily Law - Koubek v. Koubek, Van Newkirk v. Van Newkirk: Division of Property Acquired by One Spouse through Gift Or Inheritanceen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US

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