Texas is one of the most restrictive states when it comes to ordering spousal support; or “maintenance” as it is defined in the Texas statute. Texas House Bill 901 changing the spousal maintenance law in the Texas Family Code became effective for divorce cases on September 1, 2011. See how Texas calculates spousal maintenance in a divorce on the blog of Dallas divorce attorney Mark Nacol.
The Texas Spousal Support law provides potentially increased relief to spouses who have been out of the work force, are disabled, are victims of family violence or are the primary custodians of a disabled child. Read more about the expansion of Texas Spousal Maintenance Laws on the blog of Dallas divorce and family law attorney, Mark Nacol, of the Nacol Law Firm PC.