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Legal Statutes: Alabama

UPDATED July 28, 2016

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Article 3. Alimony and Support.

back to top30-2-50. Allowance for support during pendency of action.

Pending an action for divorce, the court may make an allowance for the support of either spouse out of the estate of the other spouse, suitable to the spouse's estate and the condition in life of the parties, for a period of time not longer than necessary for the prosecution of the complaint for divorce.

 

(Code 1852, § 1970; Code 1867, § 2360; Code 1876, § 2694; Code 1886, § 2331; Code 1896, § 1495; Code 1907, § 3803; Code 1923, § 7417; Acts 1939, No. 44, p. 52; Code 1940, T. 34, § 30; Acts 1979, No. 79-486, p. 894, § 1.)