You manage a hotel resort located on the South Beach on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii. You are shifting the focus of your resort from a traditional fun-in-the-sun destination….
Does a separation agreement have to be fair to both parties to be enforceable in your state?
a. Was Diane Bell coerced into signing the separation agreement? Was there coercion?
b. Conduct a debate in class on whether the separation agreement should have been enforced. Assume that there is a higher court in Maryland and that Diane appeals to this higher court. Make arguments to this court on behalf of Diane and on behalf of Stanley.
c. Assume that the facts of Bell v. Bell arose in your state. How would the case be decided?
d. Does a separation agreement have to be fair to both parties to be enforceable in your state?