Cost of Medical Insurance -A Required Consideration in Divorce


In the present political climate, health care and medical insurance coverage are hot button topics. But, for those going through divorce, medical coverage has long been a fertile topic for consideration.

It was for this very reason that a law was enacted two years ago (and discussed here) requiring parties to a divorce to acknowledge that following the entry of divorce that they would no longer be eligible to a continuation of medical benefits derived solely by virtue of their marriage. I suppose too many people were caught off guard without medical coverage following a divorce.

Effective September 21, 2009, the loss of health insurance benefits will be be one of the enumerated factors to be considered in determining maintenance and equitable distribution. The other factors contained in Domestic Relations Law 236 Part B include...

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