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Alimony Law (Maintenance Law) in NY State; Determining Settlement Amounts
Alimony or “spousal support” in New York State is referred to by the courts as Maintenance. It’s a monetary amount mandated by the courts for one spouse to pay the “supported spouse” during and/or after divorce proceedings - and is considered separately from Child Support. In NY State, there's a simple formula for calculating Temporary Maintenance award amounts; Post-divorce Maintenance is more complex.
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Do You Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested, No-Fault Divorce?
Going through an Uncontested, No-Fault divorce doesn’t mean it won’t be a very challenging time for you. Uncontested and No-Fault are legal terms – they don’t represent all the emotional turmoil that rushes across you when you’re in the midst of a divorce. But if the legal aspects of it are all straightforward, the last thing you want to do is incur more financial costs just to have a Lawyer fill out the paperwork for you, right? Even if that’s all your lawyer did for you, you still may no...
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