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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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The circuit court here granted a motion to strike wife's pleading demanding spousal support before subsequently making such an award.
Two law clerks collect information about spousal support awards from court cases around the state and enter it in SupportHound's database.
Although Quebec's civil code does not allow de facto spouses to seek spousal support, some of the province's laws, including those governing income tax and Quebec's pension plan, treat such couples the same as those who are married.
The court held that the taxpayer received alimony of $23,100 in 2006 because the final reduction occurring in 2009 that completely eliminated the spousal support did not satisfy either of the two situations of Temp.
* the payor might not be able to meet the demands of parenting if also required to pay full spousal support.
Descriptive statistics and MANOVA results for the measure of perceived spousal support are presented in Table 1.
Using an example from Maryland, USA, Kisthardt stresses the importance of enforceability of spousal support decisions and their effect on the claiming behaviour of women:
Spousal support was chosen as a mediating variable to test the implicit assumption that spousal support is associated with sexual satisfaction and that psychological factors and personal factors have a positive impact on sexual satisfaction through spousal support.
Hence, the first aim of the study is to examine the negative effects of managerial support and spousal support on work-family conflict.
Spousal support advisory guidelines : materials prepared for the Continuing Legal Education seminar.
While prior research has demonstrated that spousal support can influence the amount of experienced strain and improve a host of other life domains, the role of couple-type and parental status have largely been ignored.
Plummet promptly sued for spousal support and to overturn the prenuptial agreement in order to gain access to what would have amounted to millions of McMillan's earned income.