What is Alimony During a Divorce?

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When you go through a divorce, alimony which is now called spousal support in New York State can come into play.  Watch this video by Buffalo Divorce Attorney Donna L. Haslinger 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.

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