You may want to reconsider filing for postseparation support (PSS). The divorce ends rights arising out of the marriage, unless at or before the divorce there is a pending action for PSS, a judgment or decree for PSS, or an agreement for PSS.
An alimony award should be based on the amount which your spouse is earning at the time alimony is sought and the award made. Only where a defendant is acting in bad faith, having the intent to avoid reasonable support obligations would the court likely base an award on potential income or earning capacity.
Remember, these claims must be pending or resolved, prior to or at the time you seek your divorce.
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