Spousal Maintenance in Kansas

When is maintenance (a/k/a alimony) granted in Kansas? As with most legal questions, the answer is that it depends. Kansas law provides that the court may grant maintenance if that amount is fair, just, and equitable under the circumstances. Judges in Kansas look at a number of factors when determining whether to award maintenance. These factors include but are not limited to: 1.) The age of the parties; 2.) The parties’ present and prospective earning capacities; 3.) The length of the marriage; 4.) The property owned by the parties; 5.) The parties’ needs; 6.) The time, source and manner [...]