Are You Automatically Entitled to Receive Spousal Maintenance In A Divorce?Are you going through a divorce and wonder if you are automatically entitled to receive spousal maintenance? Buffalo Divorce Attorney Donna L. Haslinger explains in the following video. If you have questions about the eligibility requirements of spousal maintenence, contact her today to schedule a consultation.
- Neither party is automatically entitled to receive spousal maintenance in New York State.
- The court looks at the circumstances of each situation individually.
- Although your lawyer may be able to give you an indication of maintenance entitlement or obligation, but neither is automatic.
- Grievances of one party against the other, such as cheating, are not likely to affect the court’s decision regarding maintenance.