State Courtroom Finds $7M Adultery Penalty Provision in Postnuptial Settlement ‘Not Unconscionable’

The Maryland Courtroom of Particular Appeals has affirmed a decrease court docket’s ruling that upheld a lump-sum clause in a postnuptial settlement requiring the husband to pay the spouse $7 million if he engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct once more.

According to the opinion, Anna Niceta filed for divorce from her husband, Thomas Lloyd, on grounds of adultery Oct. 23, 2019. The pair had been married for 13 years and had two youngsters. Lloyd was a monetary adviser and Niceta was an account government for a catering firm. They have been capable of preserve a life-style past the technique of their salaries due to Lloyd’s inherited cash.