Your wife can always try to gets temporary spousal support but if she has made it for two years without it i doubt a judge will order spousal support, How has she been supporting herself. Do you have kids?
Hopefully you have hired counsel to represent you in this matter. Sounds like your simple divorce just got complicated.
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Your spouse can request temporary spousal support while the divorce is pending. I am not sure if you are asking about temporary support or alimony, but there isn't enough information to determine if she qualifies for alimony post-divorce. That is a fairly complicated question, and you should meet with an attorney to discuss the details of your situation. Good luck to you!
It's hard to say based on the information you've provided to answer the question correctly, however she can "ask" for temporary spousal support while the divorce is pending. You definitely need to hire a qualified attorney to avoid the pitfalls of this type of situation.
There are several factors to determine spousal maintenance. (1) spouse's ability to provide for minimum reasonable needs independently, considering her financial resources on dissolution of marriage; (2) her education & employment history; (3) duration of marriage; (4) age and employment history (5) wife contribution as a homemaker; (6) marital misconduct and history of family violence. You will need an attorney to review all of the factors to determine if in fact the spouse is entitled to spousal maintenance. Most lawyers files its answer for spousal maintenance as a bargain chip.
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