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Difference Between Spousal Support and Alimony?

There is no difference between the term “spousal support” and what other states call “alimony.”  Just as California prefers to use the term “dissolution” when terminating a marriage, rather than “divorce,” California also prefers the term “spousal support,” rather than “alimony.” Both involve the determination of support necessary to assist an ex spouse.  In California,…
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