The purpose of Wyoming Alimony Law is to provide a lower earning spouse with financial support often as a post-divorce substitute.
It is of different types like the Transitional support, compensatory support and the spousal maintenance.
The court considers the ability of a spouse to pay and the necessity of the other before awarding support.
Facts in Spousal Support:
- Not all divorce cases in Wyoming, obtain support from the spouses.
- The obligation to support a lower earning spouse either on a temporary or on a permanent basis is determined upon case-by-case basis.