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Monthly Archives: March 2023


Does Spousal Support End If The Recipient Remarries?

By Joshua Kittenplan |

Spousal support, also known as spousal maintenance or more commonly, alimony, is not always awarded during divorce in Long Island. Spousal support is intended to financially support a lower-earning spouse during and/or after a divorce. There are many factors considered when decisions about spousal support are made. Judges can also determine not only the… Read More »

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What Is Equitable Distribution During Divorce?

By Joshua Kittenplan |

Many people only hear the term ‘equitable distribution’ when they are getting a divorce, and they often wonder what it means. All states in the country are governed by either community property or equitable distribution laws, and they dictate how property is divided during a divorce. Most states, including New York, follow the equitable… Read More »

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How Long Must You Pay Child Support?

By Joshua Kittenplan |

All parents in New York are legally required to financially support their children. This remains true even when the two parents were never married, or after they get a divorce. When parents are not married, at least one can be ordered by the court to pay child support. After a divorce, one parent may… Read More »

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New Study Shows Link Between Lavish Wedding And Divorce

By Joshua Kittenplan |

The height of wedding season is just a few months away, meaning that many couples are in the middle of planning their special day. Many people feel pressure to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the most beautiful wedding attire, flowers, music, photography, and of course, the food. In 2023, the average cost… Read More »

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Need A Post-Divorce Modification? Here Are Four Things To Know

By Joshua Kittenplan |

After a divorce, the court will issue many orders depending on the circumstances at the time. These orders include spousal support, child support, child custody, and more. If there is one thing constant in life, though, it is change. No one can predict how things will change in the future, and the court orders… Read More »

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