Category Archives: Spousal Support
Does Spousal Support End If The Recipient Remarries?
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 »
How Long Does Maintenance Last?
In New York, spouses are expected to support each other financially. When a couple separates but is still married and one party makes payments to the other, it is known as spousal support. During and after a divorce, though, one party may be ordered to pay maintenance, more commonly known as alimony. Payers often… Read More »
Frequently Asked Questions About Spousal Support In New York
Alimony, known as spousal support in the New York Statutes, is money paid by one spouse to another during or after a divorce. Many people think that spousal support is ordered by a judge in all divorce cases, but this is not true. In fact, spousal support is only ordered in approximately ten percent… Read More »