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Can the court award spousal support if the parties are not living separately?

My hubby and I live in West Virginia. He is a short-tempered guy. Sometimes he gives money for my needs and sometimes not. I’m not sure about his support. If I move to court, will the court award spousal support even if we are not living separately from each other?

02/22/2017   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: West Virginia   |   #32653

Can you tell me more about rehabilitative spousal support in West Virginia?

I am about to file for spousal support against my husband. As I am unemployed, one of my friends advised me to apply for rehabilitative spousal support. Can you tell me more about rehabilitative spousal support in West Virginia?

02/21/2017   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: West Virginia   |   #32586

Can I apply for separate maintenance without divorcing?

I want my husband to pay for separate maintenance, but I don’t wanna apply for divorce at the moment. How can I go about it, please advise? I live in West Virginia.

02/21/2017   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: West Virginia   |   #32579

Will the court consider length of absence from the job market while determining spousal support?

Before marriage, I used to work in the advertising field in New York. After marriage, I had to quit my job when my husband was transferred to Iowa. Now my husband has left me and I have no means to support myself. It has been more than 10 years since I left job. I am about to file for spousal support in the family court of Iowa. Will the court consider the long gap in my career...

02/06/2017   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: Iowa   |   #31615

If our marriage is dissolved, will the court order me to provide spousal support to my mentally sick wife?

My wife is suffering from dementia and severe depression due to which I filed for dissolution of marriage in the family court of Iowa. If our marriage is dissolved, will the court order me to provide spousal support to my mentally sick wife?

02/06/2017   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: Iowa   |   #31609

What factors does the court consider when determining spousal support in California?

My husband and I are getting divorced. I am an unemployed homemaker caring for our two children. What factors does the court consider when determining spousal support in California?

01/16/2017   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: California   |   #30301

What factors does the court consider when determining spousal support in Iowa?

My husband and I are getting divorced. My husband was the breadwinner, while I was the homemaker of our family. What factors does the court consider when determining spousal support in Iowa?

01/16/2017   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: Iowa   |   #30290

What is the law in California when the spousal support is for a contingent period of time ?

My husband and I are living separately for 2 years. My husband was ordered to pay spousal support for contingent period of time and now that the contingent event has happened he is no more required to pay the support. Can I continue receiving the payments or should I be letting him know of the situation. What is the law in California when the support is for a contingent period...

12/29/2016   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: California   |   #29035

What factors will the court take into consideration to fix the support amount for a spouse in Hawaii?

I am getting a divorce from my wife. We have been separated for two years. What factors will the court take into consideration to fix the support amount for a spouse in Hawaii?

12/28/2016   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: Hawaii   |   #28932

How do the courts in Kentucky grant maintenance?

My husband and I live in Kentucky. We are getting divorced next month. We would like to know how the courts grant maintenance?

12/23/2016   |   Category: Divorce » Spousal Supp...   |   State: Kentucky   |   #28658
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