Here is an interesting piece of news from Reuters. Husband tendered his check in payment of a judgment of divorce for $975,000,000.00 to his former spouse, who has appealed the judgment. Apparently Oklahoma lawyers for the ex-wife feel that accepting the check could “hurt the appeal.”
I cannot help but wonder why they would not deposit the check, indicate by correspondence that acceptance of the funds does not in any way constitute a waiver of appellate rights and that the funds will be held in an escrow account until the appeal is decided. But, then again, I am not an Oklahoma attorney. That is a lot of money to flat out reject and hope that it is available later on.
A link to the story on yahoo: