Pack v. Pack

In Pack v. Pack, 180 Conn. 211, 429 A.2d 477 (1980), the trial court entered an alimony order that stated in relevant part that "after four years from the date of the decree, if the defendant is employed or is receiving benefits from unemployment payments, other labor related sources or Social Security, the plaintiff's periodic alimony payments shall be reduced to $ 125 per week." Id., 212. On appeal, the plaintiff claimed that the court abused its discretion in entering a future order because the court did not presently have evidence of the parties' future financial circumstances. Id. The Court disagreed and concluded that the court did not abuse its discretion because it "had sufficient financial information before it upon which to base both its present and future alimony orders." Id.