How much is spousal maintenance?
How much is spousal maintenance? A court may not order maintenance that requires an obliger to pay monthly more than the lesser of: (1) $5,000; or (2) 20 percent of the spouse’s average monthly gross income.
How long does spousal maintenance last? The court may not order maintenance that remains in effect for more than five to 10 years depending on the length of the marriage as well as other factors.