Marriages can end for various reasons, and divorce or separation can cause significant financial upheavals for both parties. One of the financial issues that arise in such situations is spousal support, also known as alimony or maintenance. It refers to the legal obligation of one spouse to provide financial support to the other after separation or divorce. Spousal support aims to ensure that both spouses can maintain a similar standard of living post-divorce. In Spokane, Washington, the determination of spousal support involves several factors.