alimony pendente lite

Definition of "alimony pendente lite"
  1. Financial support granted during the legal process of divorce or separation, which also includes a fair amount for the pursuit of the legal case, often referred to as temporary alimony
How to use "alimony pendente lite" in a sentence
  1. The court ordered that the husband must pay alimony pendente lite to support the wife during their divorce proceedings.
  2. Due to her lack of income, she sought alimony pendente lite during their on-going separation case.
  3. The judge ruled in favor of the plaintiff, awarding her alimony pendente lite to help cover her living expenses and legal costs.

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