alimony alimony  /ˈæ lə ˌmoʊ ni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

Usage(s):

  1. Anti-alimony demonstrations have been organized outside Manhattan's alimony prison.
  2. She also noted that her once high-flying husband was seeking alimony from her.
  3. Until the alimony suit is resolved, Seema Boesky has been ordered by the New York matrimonial court to pay her former husband $15,000 a month.

News

  1. Collaborate for better alimony laws

    The fight to reform Florida’s alimony laws goes on despite Gov. Scott’s veto of legislation passed during the past session.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  2. Raleigh divorce attorney, S. Nicole Taylor, on the Effect of Cohabitation on Alimony in North Carolina

    RALEIGH, N.C., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Under North Carolina law, an obligation to pay alimony under a court order terminates if the party receiving support engages in cohabitation.    "Cohabitation" ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Man gives alimony money to stranger rather than let ex-wife have it

    STRAUBING, Germany, June 9 (UPI) -- A German man didn't feel like giving his ex-wife her alimony money, so he gave it to a schoolboy standing outside a bank, police said.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "I'll be paying alimony most likely," said Daly.
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: John Daly Source: Canada.com

  2. "I'ma lot more like Lorena Bobbitt than Hillary," Mrs. Vitter told Newhouse News. "If he does something like that, I'm walking away with one thing, and it's not alimony, trust me."
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: David Vitter Source: New York Times

  3. "He ignored the call, so the next time I saw him I walked up and told him what was what. And he did what I knew he'd do, he said, 'I'm a comedian. I was just making a joke.' I haven't requested alimony at all," Lachey says adamantly. "I have...
    on Apr 19, 2006 By: Nick Lachey Source: Rolling Stone

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