Personal goodwill is an evergreen topic. It is continuously changing, especially in the divorce arena, because of the myriad of cases in the various states and jurisdictions and the attendant myriad of interpretations held forth in these cases. That is one reason that it is so important for an expert to know what the “rules” are in the jurisdiction in which he/she is testifying. As professor Harold Hill says in The Music Man, “You gotta know the territory.”
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