Is Spousal Maintenance Temporary or Permanent in Louisville?

Kentucky has very specific statutes which govern divorce and the the question of whether or not the Court will order spousal maintenance, often referred to as alimony.  If it is to be awarded, the next question is often “Is spousal maintenance temporary or permanent in Louisville divorce decrees?” Our family law and divorce courts here in Louisville will ask two primary questions: Is a former spouse unable to support themselves based upon their employment history and income, or are there child custody or special needs issues which prevent the ability …