The Appellate Group

Knowlton v. Knowlton

Knowlton v. Knowlton, 2023 UT App 16 (Orme, J.)

Civil Procedure

Bradley Knowlton appealed the trial courts valuation and equitable division of marital property, its reconciliation of expenses, and its determination that his ex-wife, Shondell Knowlton was not in contempt of court. The Utah Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision, holding:

  • A trial court’s valuation of marital assets along with its ultimate equitable distribution of those assets is reviewed for an abuse of discretion. The court of appeals saw no evidence that the trial court had abused its discretion.

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