Brooklyn, NY asked in Divorce for New York

Q: My wife and I have been married for for 6years now she file for divorce she has a house before we get married and a good

My wife and I have been married for 6years now she file for divorce she has a house before we get married and a good job do i get anything from the house or divorce

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Sunjae Lee
Sunjae Lee
  • Flushing, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If she owned the house before the marriage, then it is a separate property (hers alone), generally not subject to equitable distribution.

As for maintenance, many factors (income difference, duration of marriage, current lifestyle, health, age, etc.) will be considered, but my guess is that the amount wouldn't be much, if at all.

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