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What is alimony, and what are different types of alimony?

  • It requires that one spouse supports the other during and after a divorce.
  • It traditionally requires the spouse that makes more money to provide alimony to the spouse that makes less money.
  • It has different terminology per state to describe the types of alimony, whether it is permanent or interim.

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