145 Wis. 2d 219, 426 N.W.2d 85 (WI Ct. App., 1988)
Court abused its discretion by failing to apply statutory factors and not giving full play to the objectives of maintenance. The court considered ability to pay, but did not discharge its duty by simply equalizing the post-divorce income. The court should have considered the feasibility of the party seeking maintenance to become self-supporting and the length of time necessary to achieve this goal.
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