CC 113     

Art. 113. Interim spousal support

            A. Upon motion of a party, the court may award a party interim spousal support based on the needs of that party, the ability of the other party to pay, any interim or final child support obligation, and the standard of living of the parties during the marriage. An award of interim spousal support shall terminate one hundred eighty days from the rendition of a judgment of divorce, except that the award may extend beyond one hundred eighty days but only for good cause shown.

            B. An obligation to pay final periodic support shall not begin until an interim spousal support award has terminated.

            Acts 1997, No. 1078, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998; Acts 2001, No. 738, §1; Acts 2003, No. 1092, §1; Acts 2014, No. 316, §1; Acts 2014, No. 616, §1; Acts 2018, No. 265, §1.