Tag Archives: Spousal

Can a New York Family Court Order Spousal Maintenance Below the Guidelines?

As discussed in previous posts, the judge presiding over a New York divorce has the ability to order one party to pay the other spousal maintenance. There are two types of spousal maintenance. The first is called pendente lite. Pendente Lite is … Continue reading

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Awarding Spousal Support in an Ohio Divorce

When getting a divorce, one of the most startling realizations that many couples have is the fact that their standard of living will probably not be the same after they are separated. When you divorce, your income is now essentially … Continue reading

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Spousal support awarded in 6.5 year marriage; Increase in value of non-marital property during marriage is marital if increase comes from marital assets

Recent case from the Court of Appeals: Husband appeals from the trial court’s judgment, dissolving his marriage Wife, dividing the parties’ marital property, and ordering him to pay maintenance. On appeal, Husband asserts that the trial court erroneously considered Wife’s … Continue reading

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Determining Spousal Maintenance in New York Divorces Cases Involving High-Income Earners

Following a New York divorce, the judge presiding over the case may require one of the parties to provide regular spousal maintenance payments to the other party. These payments – known as maintenance in New York but commonly called alimony … Continue reading

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Spousal Maintenance Statutory Guidelines May Be Coming to Minnesota

Statutory guidelines for spousal maintenance may be coming to Minnesota at long last.  For years, Minnesota statutes have provided guidelines for child support, but not for spousal maintenance.  That is to say, the statutes provide an actual formula for calculating … Continue reading

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