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Legal Statutes: Louisiana

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Section 1. Spousal Support

back to topArt. 111. Spousal support; authority of court

In a proceeding for divorce or thereafter, the court may award interim periodic support to a party or may award final periodic support to a party who is in need of support and who is free from fault prior to the filing of a proceeding to terminate the marriage in accordance with the following Articles.

Acts 1997, No. 1078, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998. Amended by Acts 2006, No. 749, § 1, eff. June 30, 2006.