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I make twice as much money as my wife. We were married for

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I make twice as much money as my wife. We were married for four years and have no children. How likely is it in the state of Virginia that I would be forced to pay spousal support? Also, what would be likely parameters of such payments?

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Is your wife able to be employed? Is she working now, if not whynot?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

She is currently employed. She makes $40,000 per year, I make $84,000 per year.


I suggest, no spousal support would be ordered

Spousal support is for those who are in need and limiited to those who do not work, hae no skills and have stayed at home during the marriage And even then it is temporary until the spouse can get skills, education or a job.

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