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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Therefore, it is not binding on him to pay alimony.
She said she expects more resentment from alimony recipients -- often women who downshifted careers to take care of children -- and more divorce cases to head to court.
At this, Justice Nisar observed: 'Women are entitled to claim alimony if they have performed their conjugal rights .
For income tax purposes, alimony is deductible by the payor and includible in the gross income of the payee.
Under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 71, a payment is treated as alimony or a separate maintenance payment if the following conditions are satisfied: 1) the payment is made in cash; 2) such payment is received by (or on behalf of) a spouse under a divorce or separation instrument; 3) the divorce or separation instrument does not expressly designate such payment as nontaxable to the receiving spouse and nondeductible to the paying spouse; 4) if the spouses are legally divorced or separated, they are not part of the same household; and 5) there is no liability on the paying spouse to make any such payment or substitute payment after the death of the payee spouse.
Ritch Workman, R-Melbourne, in the House "for their diligent efforts to reform Florida's dissolution of marriage and alimony laws.
1) Consider the issue of alimony in the following scenario: a young couple gets married, the wife, a recent graduate from a prestigious law school, decides to forego her own legal career to begin a family and support her husband while he attends medical school.
71, for a payment to be classified as alimony, it must be made under a written divorce or separation instrument and meet all of the following requirements:
They can't afford to cope with electricity and water bills or making their monthly alimony payments so they come to us to reach a settlement, so they won't end up in jail," said Erotokritou, adding that some cannot even afford to pay a e1/435 parking ticket
Hrithik took time out from the hectic schedule of his upcoming biggie Bang Bang to clear the air about his divorce and alimony.
Both Hrithik and Sussanne filed the divorce mutually and made no allegations against each other, but it seems that the actor will have to pay heavily for the alimony.