When is Spousal Support or Alimony Awarded in Kansas?

A Kansas Court may award spousal support that it deems fair, just, and equitable given the situation.   Maintenance may be in a lump sum, in periodic payments, on a percentage of earnings or on any other basis. No single order of maintenance may exceed 121 months. However, the parties may request subsequent awards of spousal support in certain circumstances. (Kansas Statutes Chapter 60, Article 16, Section 1610(b)(2))

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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