Alimony

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Alimony

Periodic payments made to a former spouse (or a current spouse from whom one is separated). Alimony is tax deductible for the paying person and is taxable income for the receiving person.
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Two law clerks collect information about spousal support awards from court cases around the state and enter it in SupportHound's database.
2(6) (d) of the Divorce Act says spousal support should, "in so far as practicable, promote the economic self-sufficiency of each spouse within a reasonable period of time.
The average level of perceived spousal support was highest for individuals with no children.
What are the factors that influence the extent to which women who have been denied spousal support and child support gain access to fair, effective and accountable redress at the Islamic court of Cianjur?
The proposed hypothesis is that sexual satisfaction is predicted by spousal support, and by psychological factors and by the personal factors of each woman.
The initial part of this paper provides an overview of the employment patterns in Malaysia and the relevant literature pertaining to the effects of the study variables (managerial support, spousal support, and gender) on work-family conflict.
The current study investigated the mediating effect of spousal support on marital satisfaction and general well-being in differing marriage types as well as differing parental status.
We examined the possibility that spousal support for exercise may influence the health status and quality of life in regularly exercising individuals.
Ideally, specific planning would have addressed, among others, the issues of who is going to own/run the business, spousal support, and estimated estate tax and funding plan.
2) On September 6, 1989, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court promulgated new Rules of Civil Procedure which established the Uniform Support Guidelines (3) and mandated that temporary spousal support and child support be determined in accordance with the guidelines unless a deviation was warranted.
for spousal support pursuant to the Ontario Family Law Act, although section 29 of the Act stipulated that the support provisions in the law applied only to married and common-law spouses.
I pay spousal support from that amount to my ex-wife and will continue to do so until March 1, 2000," explained Duval, admitting that he could take home more money each month from his deferred compensation from his former job.