Tuesday, September 29, 2015

NEW SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE LAW SIGNED SEPTEMBER 25



The new maintenance bill was signed by the governor.

" A.7645/S.5678:  Relates to the duration and amount of maintenance and of spousal support; establishes new formulas for the amount of maintenance and spousal support and factors the court can use to deviate from that amount. Amends Domestic Relations Law §§236 & 248; Family Court Act §412.

Signed: 9/25/15"

The Temporary Maintenance provisions become effective 30 days thereafter (October 25, 2015) and the balance of the law goes into effect 120 days after signing (January 23, 2015).

Link to bill language at:

http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A07645&term=2015&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Memo=Y&Text=Y

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