Depending on state law, a court may award maintenance to either spouse. Maintenance refers to money payable or property transferable by one spouse to the other after a divorce or declaration of nullity of marriage.
The court may direct one spouse to pay to the other spousal support or interim spousal support for such period of time and on such terms as the court thinks reasonable, taking into account:
Child support and interim child support may also be ordered to be paid by one spouse to the other.
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