Divorce

Temporary Spousal Maintenance

Temporary Spousal Maintenance Factors – Domestic Relations Law DRL §236(B)(5-a)(h) (1) the age and health of the parties; (2) the present or future earning capacity of the parties, including a history of limited participation in the workforce; (3) the need of one party to incur education or training expenses; (4) the termination of a child…

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Equitable Distribution

Equitable Distribution is the method by which the courts of New York distribute marital property. Equitable does not necessarily require an equal split. If spouses litigated the court would consider 14 factors (insert link) when deciding the split for them. In mediation, spouses can consider these factors or develop their own definition of an equitable…

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Post Divorce Spousal Maintenance Factors

Mediators and the Courts rely on multiple factors when determining Spousal Maintenance after a divorce.  According to Domestic Relations Law Section DRL §236(B)(6)(e), those factors include: (1) the age and health of the parties; (2) the present or future earning capacity of the parties, including a history of limited participation in the workforce; (3) the…

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