New Mexico Alimony Laws and Spousal Support

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New Mexico Alimony

New Mexico alimony or spousal support may be awarded to either party based upon the following factors:
  • the duration of the marriage; 

  • the spouse's current and future earning capacities; 

  • the good faith efforts of the spouses to maintain employment or become self-supporting; 

  • the needs and obligations of each spouse; 

  • the age and health of the spouses; 

  • the amount of property that each spouse owns; 

  • the spouses standard of living during the marriage; 

  • the maintenance of medical and life insurance during the marriage; 

  • the assets of the spouses, including any income-producing property; 

  • each spouse's liabilities; and 

  • any marital separation or settlement agreements.

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