How does a person qualify for spousal maintenance?

How does a person qualify for spousal maintenance?

In order for a person to succeed for maintenance, they must demonstrate that they are unable to support herself or himself adequately because:

·         they are caring for a child of the marriage who is under the age of 18 years;

·         the person cannot obtain gainful employment by reason of age, physical or mental incapacity; or

·         any other adequate reason.