Considering marriage when you are already a parent means that you should think about yourself and your children. If your future husband isn't planning to adopt your children, you should consider a prenuptial agreement to help keep your children protected if something happens to you. In New York, there are some specific points to consider when creating one of these agreements.
Spousal maintenance calculations in New York divorces are now governed by a new law that makes several changes. This includes a shift in terminology from alimony tomaintenance. The temporary maintenance rules, which apply to divorces filed on or after October 16, 2015, continue to follow a fairly straightforward formula based on the income of each spouse. New permanent maintenance rules are in effect for all divorces filed on or after January 25, 2016.