Alimony is court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other for a period of time following a divorce.

Alimony is the court-ordered payment of support from a spouse who has the ability to pay to a spouse in need of support for a period of time. Only people who are divorcing or are divorced can ask for and receive alimony.

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