Alimony vs. spousal support—what’s the difference? How can they affect your financial situation after a divorce, and how much support can you expect to pay or receive? In this article, our team at Peskind Law Firm in St. Charles, IL, shares what you need to know to help you through your legal proceedings.
What’s the Difference Between Alimony and Spousal Support?
There is no difference between alimony and spousal support. Most people associate alimony with men supporting women after divorce proceedings, but this term is older and more outdated. Illinois law actually prefers the term “spousal maintenance” instead of spousal
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