New York is a state where, at divorce, marital property is divided "equitably" between the spouses. Basically, "equitable" means "fair," and often marital property is not divided equally.
The NBA fans among our readers may recognize the name Byron Scott. Scott played in the NBA for many years, with the majority of his playing career being spent with the Los Angeles Lakers. He won three NBA championships with the Lakers. He has also served as an NBA head coach.
It appears that property division will be a significant issue in the divorce of actor Stephen Collins. The role that many people here in New York will know Collins from is the role of the father on the television series "7th Heaven."