Spousal maintenance, once called Alimony, is paid by a spouse to the other when there is dissolution of the marriage.
This is to maintain the standard of living that has been established during the marriage in terms of low income partner.
Several factors will be considered while calculating the maintenance to be awarded.
According Kentucky alimony law any fault of the spouse like adultery, drunkenness or other egregious act that goes with a proof will affect the maintenance.
Special Reasons for maintenance:
It also considers certain special needs of the spouse before awarding maintenance, which includes:
- Medical treatment.
- Any means of disability.
- Continuing education or learning disabled.