Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

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Pendente Lite Award Prospectively Charged as an Advance Against Wife’s Share of Marital Property

Posted in Agreements and Stipulations, Temporary (Pendente Lite) Relief
On the wife’s motion for temporary relief, Supreme Court, New York County Justice Deborah A. Kaplan in Lennox v. Weberman, awarded the wife tax-free maintenance of $38,000 per month, plus the wife’s unreimbursed medical expenses up to $2,000 per month, interim counsel fees of $50,000, and expert fees of $35,000. By its February 26, 2013 … Continue Reading

Prenuptial Agreement Which Bars Spousal Support and Counsel Fees Does Not Bar Interim Support and Fees

Posted in Agreements and Stipulations, Counsel Fees, Maintenance, Temporary (Pendente Lite) Relief
The premarital agreement of the parties limited their rights to obtain spousal support upon divorce. It also contained a waiver of their rights to counsel fees. Nevertheless, recently-retired New York County Supreme Court Justice Saralee Evans awarded the wife $6,000 per month in unallocated pendente lite support (an award not specifying how much of it … Continue Reading