Permanent Periodic- This type of alimony usually consists of monthly payments until the recipient dies, the payor dies, or the recipient remarries. It is typically only awarded in long term marriages (over 17 years).
Rehabilitative- The purpose of this type of alimony is to provide funds to allow the recipient to establish the ability for self support, typically through schooling. The length of marriage is not a significant factor in awarding this type of alimony.
Bridge the Gap- This type of alimony is used to help the recipient meet short term financial difficulties because of the cost of the transition from married to single life. It is typically awarded in short term marriages (under 7 years).
Durational Alimony- This is a new type of alimony. Alimony of this type is awarded for a set period of time. It is typically awarded in marriages of moderate length (between 7 and 17 years).
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