Adam remained with his mother, who received some $250,000 a year in alimony.
Peter Lanza gave his ex-wife custody and a good financial settlement, but alimony is not the end of responsibility.
“I am a fan of alimony reform and I am a fan of the law Massachusetts passed in 2011,” Wood told me.
Now, she's much more likely to be given a few years worth of alimony while she gets back on her feet and finds a job.
In time, the alimony ran out and, to our regret, Rielle moved out, explaining that she could no longer afford the rent.
The chief argument was directed against the claim for alimony.
Where paternity is established the father is liable for support (or alimony).
Only in rare cases and under peculiar circumstances will alimony be granted to the party in fault.
The next turn went on, and all went as merry as an alimony bell.
I'm buying the lady off, and persuaded John to pay his alimony to her.
1650s, "nourishment," also "allowance to a wife from a husband's estate, or in certain cases of separation," from Latin alimonia "food, support, nourishment, sustenance," from alere "to nourish" (see old) + -monia suffix signifying action, state, condition (cognate with Greek -men). Derived form palimony coined 1979.