Under New York law, a married couple can enter into a written settlement agreement that will essentially determine all relevant issues in a divorce and therefore the court will not have to decide for the parties certain issues. The required issues to address include: Legal Grounds- Click HERE for more information. Child Custody and Visitation [read more...]

Spousal Support is defined as payments to the spouse for financial rehabilitation. The terms spousal maintenance, alimony and spousal support and are all the same thing in New York. During a divorce proceeding, temporary spousal maintenance can be directed by the court. Temporary maintenance is only for a temporary time period prior to the divorce [read more...]

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