How does the court decide which law to apply in interstate spousal maintenance cases?

Nassau county family law attorney, Barton Resnicoff, explains how jurisdictional issues are decided in divorces involving two states.

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The first principle we start with are the principles governed under the Uniform Act, which is the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, as well as where the court has jurisdiction over who the payer spouse would be. And that may not be your state, whether you like it, whether it is the best thing or not.

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