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In Texas, alimony is also called spousal maintenance. Spousal maintenance provides a spouse with periodic payments from the former spouse’s future income that continues after the divorce.
One spouse must have lived in Texas for at least six months before filing and must live in the county for 90 days in which the divorce will be filed. If a spouse resides outside the state, he or she may file the Texas county in which his or her spouse resides. Meeting the residency requirement in Texas is required in order for the court to have jurisdiction over the case.
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