Transitional Alimony

Transitional Alimony

Definition

Alimony granted to address inequity if one spouse is more capable of bridging the gap between married life and single life than the other. Transitional alimony is used if inequity cannot be addressed via traditional, rehabilitative, or reimbursement alimony. However, in some states, the terms transitional alimony and rehabilitative alimony are used interchangeably, in which case transitional alimony typically takes on the meaning commonly assigned to rehabilitative alimony.

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