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Potential clients are invited to inquire with Ronald A. Phillips, Attorneys at Law, about family law matters such as divorce, child custody, maintenance (alimony), child support or prenuptial agreements in New York.
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Spousal Maintenance

Spousal Maintenance in New York

Unlike child support, alimony or spousal maintenance is not determined by a set formula. New York courts take into account factors which vary from case to case when a dependent spouse seeks support from a economically superior spouse in a marital separation or divorce.


Discuss the particulars of your divorce or separation with a lawyer who knows how to protect your rights and advocate strongly in support of your best interests, whether you are the spouse seeking spousal maintenance or whether you are being asked to support your soon-to-be-ex-spouse.


Contact McCormack & Phillips, Attorneys at Law, in Nyack, New York, by phone or by e-mail to schedule a consultation regarding issues that may apply in your case, such as:

  • Child support
  • Length of the marriage
  • Income-earning potential of each spouse
  • Ability to be self-supporting


Laws regarding spousal maintenance are not cut and dried. Lawmakers have understood that each case is unique. There may be grey area in reaching a settlement regarding spousal maintenance (alimony).


Alimony is not a subject to tackle with less-experienced legal counsel. Our lawyers' years of experience, up-to-date credentials, and knowledge of the law work in support of our clients who grapple with spousal maintenance issues and other aspects of divorce.


Schedule an in-depth consultation on alimony, child support, child custody, and equitable distribution of assets in your separation or divorce. Contact McCormack & Phillips, Attorneys at Law, by phone or by e-mail.