Indiana alimony law defined as Spousal maintenance is the payment made by a higher earning spouse as an allowance to the lower earning spouse.
It can be awarded in two different situations to the spouses who hold a proof for legal marriage in Indiana.
The situations include:
It is paid during the sessions of divorce. This generally comes into picture when the spouse is not working during marriage and needs some support to manage his/her expenses.
Post Decree Spousal Maintenance:
This is awarded after the dissolution of the marriage, when
-> there are cases like physical or mental incapability.
-> the spouse is bound to several liabilities during the period of marriage.
-> the partner is a guardian of a child.