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New Spousal Maintenance Law

On June 24, 2015, the New York State Senate unanimously passed a bill that will bring extensive revisions to the Domestic Relations Law and particularly to spousal support guidelines. On Friday, September 25, 2015 this bill was signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Among changes to the temporary spousal support guidelines, the law eliminates “enhanced earning capacity” as a marital asset.

Posted in: Matrimonial & Family Law