Highland, NY asked in Divorce for New York

Q: I am in New York, I pay my ex-wife spousal maintenance. She remarried do I have to continue to pay her maintenance.

In divorce agreement it says I have to pay until December 2024. Shortly after her marriage her new husband died and left her a house and everything he owned.

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David P. Badanes
David P. Badanes
  • Northport, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: I would have to see the exact language in the agreement. However, typically, once an ex-spouse re-marries, you no longer have to pay spousal maintenance.

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