Alimony or spousal support is the payment(s) made to the ex-spouse upon termination of marriage.
Rhode Island Alimony Law:
The statue of alimony states the following general facts about the law. It includes:
- Alimony in general is awarded for a specific period of time or it could be awarded as a result of a divorce settlement.
- If there is any issue in the agreement terms regarding alimony, then it is awarded at the divorce trial.
- There are different types of alimony like
- the temporary alimony,
- rehabilitative alimony,
- permanent alimony and
- lump-sum alimony.
Any of the mentioned can be awarded depending upon the circumstances.