What determines if spousal support will be granted?
It is the decision of the court if spousal support would be granted. You will be able to receive spousal support if you are dependent spouse. The court takes into account several factors to come to a decision about spousal support.
- The length of the marriage
- The age of both parties
- The earning capacities of both parties
- The standard of living in the marriage
- The ability to gain employment of both parties
Apart from these, there are several other factors that the court looks at before coming to a decision on granting spousal support.