Educational degree not a marital asset. Note: This case was under the old statute and was essentially overruled by Lundberg.
(1) Award of maintenance was proper to compensate spouse for support to get professional degree. (2) Maintenance does not have to be based solely on need.
Court should consider maintenance as compensation for supporting spouse getting professional degree.
Spouse who supports education of partner is entitled to share of increased earnings. Trial court has discretion to choose among several different approaches.
Medical degree is not an asset for purposes of an unjust enrichment claim.
Husband-wife privilege applies only to confidential communications, not to observations that could have been made by a third party.