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I am sorry to hear about this situation. Understand that the money she is getting now it temporary for the duration of the divorce. Once the divorce is finalized, the Court will revisit the alimony question and and will consider it (again) for post-divorce time based on the following subjective factors: (a) the financial resources of the party desiring maintenance; (b) the time and expense necessary to acquire sufficient education or training to enable the party seeking maintenance to find appropriate employment; (c) the standard of living established while married; (d) the duration of the marriage; (e) the age and health condition of each spouse; (f) the ability of the spouse from whom maintenance is sought to meet his or her reasonable needs while meeting those of the spouse seeking maintenance; and (g) inflation with relation to the cost of living. Vermont Statutes - Title 15 - Section 752 et seq.
Whether or not she will get alimony for after divorce is based on the above. She may or may not, and if she does, the amount/length is up to the Court. So it is possible, but the Court generally wants the other party to find their own financial "floor" so alimony is meant to be as a way for them to get there, meaning that she is not supposed to reply on it forever.
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