How long does the marriage have to last before alimony can be rewarded?

Asked on July 18, 2012 under Family Law, West Virginia


Anthony Van Johnson / VANJOHNSON LAW FIRM, L.L.C.

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

In your question, you inquired as to how long a marriage has to last before alimony can be awarded.  There is no set duration of a marriage before alimony can be awarded.  Each judge will review the facts of the case to make a determination of an award of alimony, if any. 

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