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Title 15 : Domestic Relations

Chapter 011 : ANNULMENT AND DIVORCE

Subchapter 003 : Proceedings Generally

(Cite as: 15 V.S.A. § 635)
  • § 635. Support of defendant

    (a) At the time of granting a divorce on the grounds of a permanent mental condition or psychiatric disability or any time thereafter, on motion of either party, or of the guardian of the spouse with a mental condition or psychiatric disability, or of any other person, town, or municipality charged with the support of the spouse with a mental condition or psychiatric disability, the court may make such orders requiring support of the defendant or security for such support as may be proper.

    (b) An order for the support of the party with a mental condition or psychiatric disability shall be enforceable in the same manner as orders relating to alimony.

    (c) On motion of either party or of the guardian of the spouse with a mental condition or psychiatric disability, or of any person, town, or municipality charged with the support of such defendant, an order relating to such support may be reviewed and altered at any time thereafter in such manner as to the court may seem just and proper. (Amended 2013, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 70.)