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The Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick, P.C. > Posts tagged "maintenance"

Maintenance and Tax Advantages

Maintenance Spousal Support Long Island

Maintenance has its advantages. Most notably, it is tax deductible, another advantage is that it follows a guideline. The guideline serves to provide reasonable financial support to the spouse who needs it while considering the “payor’s” (or the spouse who earns more income) own financial capability. In New York, spouses have the ability to review the recent amendments to the Maintenance Laws and calculate approximately what their responsibility would be as and for temporary and permanent maintenance. These calculations are just guidelines for the Courts and not necessarily determinative of what a spouse will actually play.  There are many factors that go...

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Controversial Nassau County Long Island Divorce Decision

A Nassau County Matrimonial Judge has issued a long island divorce decision which brings more questions than it answers. The case involved a post judgment downward modification of child support and maintenance based off of the ex-husband's loss of employment. This application was granted and the ex-husband's child support was reduced and his maintenance arrears were vacated. His ex-wife then moved for breach of contract. The ex-husband moved for summary judgment and was denied. The Court ruled that he was still under an obligation based upon contract principles. The Court granted him a reduction in support under the Judgment of Divorce...

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