Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Richard F. Swope, for appellant.
Spetnagel & Benson and J. Jeffrey Benson, for appellee.
Supreme Court of Ohio.
MOYER, C. J.
The issue presented is whether the trial court abused its discretion in failing to divide appellee's pension plan and in not awarding sustenance alimony to appellant. Due to the nature of the question, we first address the property division before the award of sustenance alimony.
After a divorce has been granted, the trial court is required to equitably divide and distribute the marital estate between the parties and thereafter consider whether...
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