JAMES A. EHRET
DEBORAH B. EHRET
On Briefs September 28, 2015.
denying motion for further findings with regard to
James's income vacated. Child support order, spousal
support order, and property distribution vacated. Remanded
for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.
R. Libby, Esq., and Tara A. Rich, Esq., Libby O'Brien
Kingsley & Champion, Kennebunk, for appellant James A. Ehret.
Moulton Starkey, Esq., Rose Law, LLC, York, for appellee
Deborah B. Ehret.
SAUFLEY, C.J., and ALEXANDER, MEAD, GORMAN, JABAR, and
[¶1] James A. Ehret appeals from a judgment
of divorce from Deborah B. Ehret entered by the District
Court (York, Janelle, J.). He contends that the
court erred in determining his gross income and abused its
discretion in awarding spousal support and distributing the
parties' marital property. We vacate the judgment in part
and remand for further proceedings.
FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
[¶2] The trial court's supported factual
findings provide the following limited background for this
appeal. James and Deborah were married in July 1988. They are
the parents of an adult son, an adult daughter, and a minor
son. James is an airline pilot and has a greater earning
capacity than Deborah. Due to her physical and mental health
issues, Deborah has a limited ability to work and has worked
little in recent years.
[¶3] In April 2013, James filed a complaint
for divorce. The court held a contested three-day hearing in
January 2015, during which Deborah requested an award of
spousal support in the amount of $1,500 per month. On March
4, 2015, the court entered a judgment of divorce and parental
rights and responsibilities regarding the parties' minor
[¶4] In its judgment, the court recited the
parties' agreement that their minor son needed to be
placed in a residential ...