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Spousal support and marriage duration..

Albany, NY |

my soon to be ex hiding her assets and resigned her job to eat and sleep out of my earnings. we are married for 3 years and the judge ordered 1.5 years spousal support. she gave up her work visa and staying here on visit visa. is she eligible for more than half of our marriage duration spousal support...she could just tell the court she doesn't have status to work and can enjoy my earnings shamelessly...aimless creature..

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in a marriage of 3 years, she's granted 1.5 years spousal support. can she get extended support if she proves she has no income.


Speak to a local lawyer, if your ex lied in court then you may have the basis to reopen the case.

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It is a shame as you said. However, it will probably cost more to try to do something about your situation that it will just to live with it and move on.

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