Alimony in New York
Alimony is a court-ordered payment made from one former spouse to the other after divorce.
It’s paid in one of the three different forms: lump-sum alimony, interim or temporary alimony, and permanent alimony.
Court use a statutory formula for calculating the temporary alimony in New York, and it includes;
- Subtracting 20% of the supported spouse’s income from 30% of the paying spouse.
- The total income of both will multiply by 40%, and then the supported spouse’s income is subtracted.
- Now from both values, the lower amount chooses as temporary alimony.