Indiana Alimony / Spousal Support

Indiana alimony, also referred to as spousal support is the amount of money one spouse pays to the other, by court order or through agreement of the parties, for support and maintenance. Spousal support can be awarded to either spouse.

Indiana spousal support is intended to preserve the economic status of both parties, as it existed during the marriage.

According to Indiana statute IC 31-15-7-2 Findings concerning maintenance; Sec. 2. A court may make the following findings concerning maintenance the court may find that maintenance is necessary for the spouse in an amount and for a period of time that the court considers appropriate if

If after considering the following the court may find that rehabilitative maintenance for the spouse seeking maintenance is necessary in an amount and for a period of time that the court considers appropriate, but not to exceed three (3) years from the date of the final decree:

Modification and Termination of Alimony in Indiana

Indiana statute IC 31-15-7-3 Modification or revocation of order for maintenance Sec. 3. states that an order with respect to maintenance may be modified or revoked. Except as provided in IC 31-16-8-2, modification may be made only:

Indiana statutes for alimony can be found here: Indiana statutes IC 31-15-7

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