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Separation agreement promises and matrimonial law

A recent decision out of Surrogate’s Court directly relates to the petitioners’ parents’ Separation Agreement.  (Matter of Estate of Richard N. Panella, Oneida Cty Surrogate’s Court File No. 2017, September 21, 2022).  While the case addresses a Will contest, matrimonial law issues are intricately involved. Richard Panella [“Richard”]and Carol Jubenville [“Carol”] married, and in 1985 each ...