Spousal Maintenance & Alimony

Spousal Maintenance (or alimony) in Washington is determined by the length of the marriage, the standard of living established during the marriage and other economic factors, like whether there is a big difference between the spouses’ salaries. It can include financial support through separation and dissolution or divorce.

To read more:
Washington State Legislature: Maintenance Orders for Either Spouse or Either Domestic Partner
WSBA: Dissolution: What You Should Know