Scottsdale, AZ asked in Divorce for Arizona

Q: How many years of spousal maintenance am I allowed to ask for?

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Peter Axelrod
Peter Axelrod
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: The statutory guidelines in Arizona relevant to the amount of time spousal maintenance is paid are at best very general in nature; they do not provide any specific calculation or formula for determining this time period. Therefore, the duration for making spousal maintenance payments is specific to the fact situation of the divorce or legal separation involved such that each case is different.

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