If I file for divorce will I need to pay spousal support/alimony?

Q: I’ve been married to my wife for 16 years. She was a stay at home mom for most of our alimonymarriage. If I file for divorce will I need to pay spousal support/alimony for her? If so, for how long?

A: It is highly possible that wife may be awarded support/alimony for some period of time. She would have to prove that she is dependent upon husband for support. The time of the award would not exceed 8 years, which is half of the time the parties were married.

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