Alimony in New York State
In the state of New York, alimony, also called spousal maintenance, is calculated after evaluating numerous factors and is paid by one spouse to the other after divorce. Establishing a fair alimony payment can be difficult. We have more than 20 years of experience guiding clients though all aspects of divorce, including establishing spousal maintenance.
Contact us with questions regarding alimony or any other divorce matter. We utilize a team of professionals to ensure that your rights are protected. Call our law office at (516) 739-2020 or contact us online.
What is Considered in Awarding Spousal Maintenance?
Judges consider a number of factors when considering spousal maintenance awards. These factors include the length of the marriage, the age and health of the parties, and a variety of additional factors, such as:
- Equitable distribution
- Ability of party seeking maintenance to become self-supporting
- Reduced or lost lifetime earning capacity by one spouse
We Represent Either Party in Maintenance Proceedings
Whether you require legal guidance in seeking maintenance or need representation as your former spouse attempts to gain maintenance from you, our dedicated law firm and experienced attorney can guide you every step of the way.
Contact a lawyer who has the experience and know-how to aggressively represent you in your divorce. Call us in Garden City at (516) 739-2020 to schedule a free consultation.