When Robert's dad falls ill, Robert and Frances reunite in Ohio, where they reminisce about happier times, and deal with Robert's overbearing sister, Cathy. Back in Hastings-on-Hudson, Tom jumps at the chance to chauffeur Diane around town in her luxury car.
Frances is a desperate woman who decides to leave her husband, Robert, after more than a decade of strained marriage. However, it's not as easy as she hoped, especially when Robert starts bringing in the big guns, the lawyers.
As the divorce turns into a very, very drawn-out and passive-aggressive affair, locks are changed, the children take sides and therapy ensues.