CPLR 2104

CPLR 2104

Tavolacci v Tavolacci, 2014 NY Slip Op 00986 [2nd Dept. 2014]

Contrary to the plaintiff's contentions, the record demonstrates that the parties validly entered into a comprehensive open-court stipulation (see CPLR 2104; Pretterhofer v Pretterhofer, 37 AD3d at 446; Borghoff v Borghoff, 8 AD3d 519) by which the plaintiff unequivocally, knowingly, and voluntarily agreed to be bound (see Pretterhofer v Pretterhofer, 37 AD3d at 446). Accordingly, the Supreme Court properly denied the plaintiff's motion, in effect, to vacate the stipulation of settlement and properly granted that branch of the defendant's motion which was to incorporate the stipulation of settlement into the judgment of divorce.

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