We've all heard the term before: alimony. Also referred to as spousal support or spousal maintenance in some states, alimony payments oftentimes mean a temporary -- or sometimes permanent -- tie between spouses long after the last divorce document has been signed.
Just like its cousin child support, alimony isn't always ordered in every divorce. That's because there are certain requirements judges in Arizona consider before ordering one spouse to pay the other. So what are these requirements? Let's take a look.