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married for 26 years. Petitioner has never been legally
separated or divorced from Martin. From their marriage, Martin
and petitioner have two daughters.
Upon their marriage in 1968, Martin and petitioner took a 6-
week honeymoon to Europe.
In 1976, Martin purchased for the family a lavish residence
in Kings Point, New York. Between 1976 and 1984, Martin paid for
extensive interior decorating and landscaping of this residence
In the family residence, petitioner occasionally hosted
social activities for Martin’s clients and business associates,
and petitioner answered the telephone to take business messages
for Martin. In no other way did petitioner participate in
Martin's business affairs. Martin purposefully and
autocratically kept petitioner out of his office and uninformed
of his business and financial affairs and of the family finances.
Throughout the 1970's, Martin and petitioner vacationed
approximately four to five times a year in locations such as Club
Med, Martinique, and Aruba. During 1981 through 1984, the years
in issue, Martin and petitioner and their family traveled less
frequently than in prior years.
In 1978, Martin purchased for himself a Rolls Royce. In
1980, he purchased a Mercedes Benz for petitioner. By 1980,
Martin estimated his net worth to be in excess of $1 million.
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