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Alimony is court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other for a period of time after a divorce.
Alimony is paid by a spouse who has the ability to pay to a spouse in need of support for a period of time. Only people who are divorcing or are divorced can ask for and receive alimony.
If you are getting divorced, you ask for alimony as a part of the divorce process. It is not a separate procedure.
If your original divorce judgment didn’t mention alimony, you can file a complaint for alimony for the first time at any time after your divorce.
The person paying alimony or the person receiving alimony can ask for a change in alimony, or you can both ask together.
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