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When does spousal and partner support end?

Generally speaking, long-term spousal and domestic partner support ends upon the death of the supported spouse, the death of the paying spouse, or the remarriage (or new domestic partner registration) of the supported spouse or domestic partner. Support may also end on a date established by the parties when negotiating the support agreement. Support may end on a date determined by the court. In marriages and domestic partnerships that are long-term in duration, the support may be paid for an indefinite period of time.