spousal support

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The mental and psychological sustenance that a (good) spouse provides

spousal support

Social medicine The mental and psychological help that a spouse provides
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2d at 278-79 (analyzing alimony as a factors approach and child support based upon the parties' combined income).
The divorce or separation agreement does not designate that the payment is not alimony under the Code;
Reform advocates have maintained that the foregoing changes have been insufficient to fully align alimony with contemporary society's needs.
Erotokritou said that legal services were far stricter when it came to alimony payments.
The rumours of a huge alimony had stemmed from the buzz that Sussanne plans to start a new business venture in Dubai.
The alimony arrangement has not been confirmed officially, but if the reports are to be believed, then the divorce is sure to cost Hrithik a great deal financially, apart from the emotional factor.
The Sharia Court has adjourned to have the portraits and paintings evaluated and decide whether they are worth the value of her alimony.
After hearing into her case, the family court granted the woman a divorce and ordered the husband to pay alimony for her and her daughter.
Alimony differs from child support in that it is ordered for support of an ex-spouse rather than a child.
The bill extensively alters the law as it stands now, with such significant changes including almost a complete elimination of permanent alimony and the ability to place a cap on alimony awards based on the length of a marriage and income.
The Impact of Efforts to Develop National Alimony Standards III.
The court ordered the husband to pay alimony to his wife.