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Spousal Support in Texas
Texas courts consider many factors in determining appropriate levels of spousal support, which include:
- Income ability relative to disability
- Length of the marriage
- Ability to provide for minimum reasonable needs
- Resources of both spouses
- Employment history and earning ability
- Contribution of spouse as homemaker
- Marital misconduct such as adultery, cruel treatment and family violence