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SECTION 247
Alimony or maintenance payments suspended during confinement in prison
Domestic Relations (DOM) CHAPTER 14, ARTICLE 13
§ 247. Alimony or maintenance payments suspended during confinement in
prison. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of this article, the
provision of any judgment or order rendered or made in an action for
divorce, separation, annulment or declaration of nullity of a void
marriage, requiring the payment of moneys by one spouse for the support
of the other shall be suspended and inoperative so far as punishment for
contempt is concerned during the period in which the defaulting spouse
shall be imprisoned pursuant to any order adjudging him or her in
contempt for failure to comply with any provision in such order.