temporary alimony
temporary alimony see alimony

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • temporary alimony — An allowance made by the court, otherwise known as alimony pendente lite or alimony ad interim, to be paid by the husband for the maintenance of the wife during the pendency of a matrimonial action either by or against her. Richardson v… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • temporary alimony — noun : alimony pendente lite …   Useful english dictionary

  • alimony — al·i·mo·ny / a lə ˌmō nē/ n [Latin alimonia sustenance, from alere to nourish] 1: an allowance made to one spouse by the other for support pending or after legal separation or divorce compare child support alimony in gross: lump sum alimony in… …   Law dictionary

  • Alimony — For the 1949 film directed by Alfred Zeisler, see Alimony (film). Family law …   Wikipedia

  • alimony — alimonied, adj. /al euh moh nee/, n. 1. Law. an allowance paid to a person by that person s spouse or former spouse for maintenance, granted by a court upon a legal separation or a divorce or while action is pending. 2. supply of the means of… …   Universalium

  • temporary — That which is to last for a limited time only, as distinguished from that which is perpetual, or indefinite, in its duration. Opposite of permanent. Thus, temporary alimony is granted for the support of the wife pending the action for divorce; a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • alimony — /jelamaniy/ Comes from Latin alimonia meaning sustenance, and means, therefore, the sustenance or support of the wife by her divorced husband and stems from the common law right of the wife to support by her husband. Allowances which husband or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • alimony — /jelamaniy/ Comes from Latin alimonia meaning sustenance, and means, therefore, the sustenance or support of the wife by her divorced husband and stems from the common law right of the wife to support by her husband. Allowances which husband or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • alimony — An allowance for the support and maintenance of one s spouse, or divorced spouse, made as a substitute for marital support. 24 Am J2d Div & S § 514. A suit for support of the complaining spouse is one for alimony even though an absolute divorce… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • alimony pendente lite — noun Etymology: Latin pendente lite pending suit : alimony granted pending a suit for divorce or separation to include a reasonable allowance for the prosecution of the suit called also temporary alimony …   Useful english dictionary

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