Of course, Liberace and Thorson became a notorious couple when the latter filed a palimony suit against his former lover.
The Journey star is embroiled in his own legal tussle—a palimony suit filed by a former girlfriend.
: a much-heralded palimony suit
Money awarded, property shared, etc, when an unmarried couple separate (1979+)
[fr pal plus alimony; coined for or at least popularized by a lawsuit against the film star Lee Marvin]