Court Rejects Valuation Based on Unsustainable Past Earnings

June 18, 2023

In a recent divorce case, In re Riddle, the Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 1, vacated the trial court’s ruling regarding the value of a business interest owned by the wife. Why? In a nutshell, the husband’s expert valued the business based on past earnings, but “there was no evidence that similar earnings would continue” in the future.

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