When is Spousal Support or Alimony Awarded in Wisconsin?
A Wisconsin Court may award maintenance to either party for a limited or indefinite amount of time considering: the length of the marriage, the age, physical and emotional health of the parties, the division of property, the educational level of each party at the time of the marriage and the time of divorce, the earning capacity of each party, the tax consequences to each party, any agreements made by the parties, the contribution by one spouse to the education, training or increased earning capacity of the other party, and any other relevant factors. (Wisconsin Statutes 767.56)
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