I live separately from my spouse.I want to start a case for alimony. Can I start a lawsuit?

There is no obligation to file a divorce case in order to file a lawsuit regarding alimony. It is also not necessary to live separately. Even if you do not live separately from your spouse, you can file a lawsuit for alimony if your spouse is not helping in the household. In the case of living separately, a lawsuit can be filed for alimony