Determining Support in a Time of Changing Economic Reality

, New York Law Journal


Lee Rosenberg, a partner at Saltzman Chetkof & Rosenberg, writes: It has been the norm, even through the most recent economic crisis, for courts to eschew claims of newly diminished income as the basis for a support award. Of note then is a recent decision where the present financial situation led the court to caution that there was a new economic reality which would have to be accepted by the less monied spouse.

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