Family Law Questions? Ask a Family Lawyer Online.
Hello. My name is ***** *****
Thank you for your question.
I will be happy to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
Generally, each spouse has an ongoing obligation to financially support the other spouse if the other spouse is financially disadvantaged, however, such spousal support can only be ordered by the court upon parties filing for legal separation and/or divorce in the local family court, as otherwise the court would not get involved in joint affairs between to spouses who are legally married.
I wish you the best of luck!