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Distribution was contingent on future circumstances (access required)

Where the circuit court offset the equitable distribution monetary award to husband against wife’s spousal support award, based on the court’s assumption that wife would otherwise be due 14 years of support, this had the effect of impermissibly conditioning the support award on future circumstances. On remand, the circuit court must reconsider its equitable distribution award. Offset “In ...