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Are you asking about getting custody yourself or about the spousal support?
The spousal support has nothing to do with custody or child support.
If he has to pay spousal support he will have to do so regardless of where the children live.
If he has been supporting his spouse for some time he will likely have to pay some support now.
Usually the support would go between 1/2 to the full duration of the marriage. So if they were married for 10 years he would have to pay support for between 5 and 10 years.
But that is only where he has been supporting her all along.
And she has a duty to become self-sustaining.
Does that clarify the law a bit more?
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I am saddened to hear this.
Spousal support is a separate issue from these other issues.
As she has been supported by him the court would require him to pay some support as I explained.
But she will be required to become self-sustaining.
This support will have to be paid by your son and not by you. You do not have an obligation to this woman at all.
And if your son gets custody she will be the one that has to pay some child support.
Is there anything more I can help you with at this point in time?