lump sum alimony


lump sum alimony
lump sum alimony see alimony

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • lump-sum alimony — An award of alimony in gross, that is, an award of one definite sum in the aggregate, whether or not it is to be paid in instalments or in one sum. 24 Am J2d Div & S § 614 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • lump-sum alimony — Settlement or payment of money or property in divorce action made in single payment instead of installments. Sometimes called alimony in gross. See alimony …   Black's law dictionary

  • lump-sum payment — A single payment in contrast to installments; e.g. single premium payment for life insurance; a single lump sum divorce settlement; or single worker s compensation payment in lieu of future monthly installment payments. See also alimony …   Black's law dictionary

  • alimony — al·i·mo·ny / a lə ˌmō nē/ n [Latin alimonia sustenance, from alere to nourish] 1: an allowance made to one spouse by the other for support pending or after legal separation or divorce compare child support alimony in gross: lump sum alimony in… …   Law dictionary

  • alimony — /jelamaniy/ Comes from Latin alimonia meaning sustenance, and means, therefore, the sustenance or support of the wife by her divorced husband and stems from the common law right of the wife to support by her husband. Allowances which husband or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • alimony — /jelamaniy/ Comes from Latin alimonia meaning sustenance, and means, therefore, the sustenance or support of the wife by her divorced husband and stems from the common law right of the wife to support by her husband. Allowances which husband or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • gross — 1 / grōs/ adj [Middle English, immediately obvious, from Middle French gros thick, coarse, from Latin grossus] 1: flagrant or extreme esp. in badness or offensiveness: of very blameworthy character a gross violation of the rules of ethics a gross …   Law dictionary

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  • divorce — di·vorce 1 n [Middle French, from Latin divortium, from divortere divertere to leave one s marriage partner, from di away, apart + vertere to turn]: the dissolution of a valid marriage granted esp. on specified statutory grounds (as adultery)… …   Law dictionary


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