Appeal from the Order Dated March 8, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County Domestic Relations at No(s): 10-06754
BEFORE: LAZARUS, J., OTT, J., and STRASSBURGER, J. [*]
Suzette Schultz (Wife) appeals from the order of the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County denying her petition to hold Ronald Schultz (Husband) in contempt of the court's May 3, 2011 order regarding marital property. After careful review, we quash Wife's appeal.
The parties were married on September 22, 1984. Husband filed a divorce complaint on December 8, 2009 in Chester County. The matter was transferred to Delaware County on June 7, 2010.
Wife filed a motion for special relief to prevent dissipation of marital assets on November 24, 2011. As a result, the court entered an order that provides, in relevant part:
AND NOW, to wit, this 3rd day of May, 2011, upon consideration of [Wife's] Motion for Special Relief, it is hereby ORDERED and DECREED that [Wife's] Motion be granted, to include, inter alia, the following provisions.
1. From herein forward, neither party shall withdraw, transfer, dissipate, conceal, sell, remove, encumber, and/or dispose of any of the parties' marital artwork including but not limited to artworks held by Alderfer Auction House and those previously sold or currently held by Ambre Art Studio or contained in any real estate either owned by the parties or purchased with marital funds;
2. [Husband] shall be required to account for all artworks including the number, location, value and proceeds received for the sale thereof, if applicable, within thirty (30) days of the Order;
3. All artworks shall be appraised with the costs to be split equally within thirty (30) days of this Order;
4. In the event that a piece of artwork has been dissipated by [Husband], he shall be solely responsible for its appraisal within thirty (30) days of this Order;
5. [Husband] shall be required to account for his severance check and bonus from Teva Pharmaceuticals dated [on] or around Dec. 4, 2010, in the amount of $315, 000, which shall include but not be limited to providing any and all bank statements which trace the proceeds from their deposit into his . . . Bank Account . . . up to the present within thirty (30) days of this Order; [and]
6. [Husband] shall be required to account for the proceeds from the sale of the premises located at 310 Broad Street in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, which shall include but not be limited to providing any and all bank statements which trace the proceeds from their receipt upon the sale ...