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No basis for award of ‘equitable restitution’ (access required)

Although the divorce statute allows a court to make an award of spousal support or equitable distribution, the court found there is no authority under statute to make an award of “equitable restitution,” and it vacated the $150,000 “equitable restitution” award to the wife. Background Husband and wife were married in 1996. The wife filed for divorce ...