Now called spousal support, alimony during a divorce in New York State can come into play. Watch this video for guidance on how it is factored in a divorce. If you have questions about divorce, please contact our office to schedule an appointment with a skilled divorce lawyer.
- The term, alimony, simply refers to post-divorce spousal maintenance.
- That specific term has not been used in the New York State law for many decades, but you may still hear it, and it may be used in other states.
- The term is synonymous with maintenance, and refers to support for a spouse.