Here, June contendedthat Melvin got the MBA degree during their marriage and the degree made him employedat the very famous Bank, thus, she deserved to share the benefit of the degreeas an equitable property. Melvin argued that even though he agree with the morepossibility of getting better job form the degree, the income of MBA degreewould be future monetary value. The degree was not measured by the money.
He couldnot sell his degree to the other people. The Court found that the value of aprofessional degree for purposes of property distribution is nothing more thanthe possibility of enhanced earnings that the particular academic credentialwill provide. A professional’s earning capacity. Melvin assert that she alsostudied master degree for 1 year before separation. She also got master degree.
He was not necessary to compensate the living cost during his study. June rebutthat without her financial support, he could not graduate the MBA Cours.Furthermore, she worked full-time during her study. The Court held that eventhough earing capacity such as MBA degree was not equitable property, Melvin gotthe benefit from June’s support during the marriage, thus, Melvin mustreimburse to June.