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Defend Your Legal Rights with Alimony in NYC

Spousal support is one of the most common points of contention in divorces. Whether you are looking to obtain the financial support that you need or trying to defend your own rights to keep the income that you work so hard to earn, the assistance of a qualified legal attorney can be extremely helpful during the legal proceedings. Cohen Forman Barone has the experience your case needs to obtain the best possible outcome.


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Understanding Alimony Laws in New York

Alimony, also known as spousal support or maintenance, is a legal obligation for one spouse to provide financial support to the other after a divorce or separation. In New York, alimony may be awarded based on factors such as the length of the marriage, the income and earning potential of each spouse, and the standard of living during the marriage.

Our team of experienced attorneys at Cohen Forman Barone, LLP can help you navigate the complex alimony laws in New York and ensure that your legal rights are protected. Whether you are seeking alimony or defending against a claim, we will provide personalized legal representation to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

Key aspects of alimony laws in New York:

  • Types of alimony (temporary, durational, rehabilitative, and permanent)
  • Factors considered in alimony determination
  • Modification and termination of alimony
  • Enforcement of alimony orders

What is Alimony in NY?

Alimony is designed to help those individuals who have relied on the income of their spouse during their marriage and will have no immediate support following divorce. For those former spouses who are able to work but just need time to find a job, complete an education program, or raise children, temporary spousal support is available. If individuals are unable to support themselves due to age or disability, then they will be eligible for permanent alimony.

The amount of alimony to be paid from one spouse to another varies based on individual circumstances. There are a number of factors that go into determining this.

The amount of monthly spousal support will be determined by the following:

  • Standard of living
  • Duration of marriage
  • Income and property per spouse
  • Earning capacity of each spouse
  • Hindrances to earning capacity
  • Children and who will raise them
  • Personal sacrifices for career or educational pursuits

If you and your spouse are having difficulties coming to terms on the amount of alimony that should be paid each month, it would be best to seek the counsel of experienced alimony attorneys in NYC.


For qualified assistance with alimony disputes, contact our reliable alimony lawyers in New York City and Long Island. Call (212) 577-9314 or contact us online.


 

High-quality legal representation

For over 20 years, our New York City alimony attorneys have been helping couples peacefully resolve issues pertaining to spousal support. We are committed to fighting for what is fair. Our team is made up of zealous advocates who are prepared to mediate, litigate, and negotiate, offering high-quality representation that is tailored to the specific needs of each client.

To discuss your case during a free consultation call us at (212) 577-9314 or contact us online today.

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