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Morgan v. Morgan
New York Supreme Court
81 Misc. 2d 616, 366 N.Y.S.2d 977 (1975)
When Ethelyn Morgan (plaintiff) married Charles Morgan (defendant), both were college students. Ethelyn was studying biology, and Charles was in a prelaw program. They agreed that Charles would pursue his law degree while Ethelyn worked to provide support for the couple, necessitating the discontinuance of her education. Ethelyn worked full-time, had a child, and then resumed working part-time. The couple later separated, by which point Charles had become a successful attorney and Ethelyn had become a skilled secretary and typist. However, at this point, Ethelyn decided that she wanted to attend medical school. Ethelyn resumed her education and entered a premedical course. Ethelyn filed for divorce.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Kassal, J.)
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