Between 2000 and 2009, the Supreme Court decided 33 domestic relations cases. Defendants won 14 of those cases and lost 19. From 2000 to 2004, defendants won nine cases and lost nine. From 2005 to 2009, defendants won five cases and lost ten.
Thirteen of these cases were won by the defendants at the Appellate Court. The Court affirmed three of those decisions and reversed, in whole or in part, ten times. From 2000 to 2004, the Court affirmed three decisions and reversed five. From 2005 to 2009, the Court reversed all five defendants’ wins.
The Court decided 20 cases lost by the defendants below. The Court reversed, in whole or in part, 11 times and affirmed nine of those losses. From 2000 to 2004, the Court reversed six times and affirmed four times. From 2005 to 2009, the Court reversed five times and affirmed in five cases.
Join us back here next time as we review the Court’s decisions from 2010 to 2019.