Does the length of marriage affect maintenance/alimony?

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Does the length of marriage affect maintenance/alimony?

Unread postby dadsdivorce » Tue Apr 12, 2005 11:42 am

When determining spousal support in Missouri, does the length of marriage effect the amount. Specifically we are arriving at our 20th anniversary. If I file after our anniversary date will this affect the amount of duration of support?
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Unread postby dadsdivorce » Tue Apr 12, 2005 11:43 am

The length of the marriage has more of an effect on the issue if maintenance is ordered or not ordered. Once that barrier is passed, the length of the marriage has some influence on the amount of maintenance, but not significantly. The difference between 19 and 20 years should not matter.
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