Spousal support?


#1

My wife decided she no longer wanted to be married after 24 years. No adultery or financial distress. Empty nester and ready to move on. She will not see or consider a marriage conselor. I am the bread winner 6 to 1 income. Am I responsible for spousal support even though I did nothing wrong? Seems unfair?


#2

Waiting for response? To the top


#3

Sorry for the delay. It has been a few days since I had the opportunity to answer forum posts.

Spousal support is based on the determination of supporting spouse v. dependent spouse, and then based on need and ability to pay. There are a number of factors that the court considers when determining the support amount and duration that can be found in the statute.

http://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_50/GS_50-16.3A.html