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Tennessee Alimony Laws: 4 Types of Spousal Support

The State of Tennessee has a complicated and subjective system of granting alimony, which is payment of financial support from one spouse to another. Alimony in Tennessee is divided into four categories: 1. Rehabilitative Alimony This type of alimony is largely self-explanatory. If one spouse needs to undergo more education in order to become self-sufficient, rehabilitative alimony will make this happen. 2. Alimony in Futuro Alimony in futuro can be paid over and above rehabilitative alimony. If a former wife has received additional education (via rehabilitative alimony) and has increased her earning level but she still makes far less than Read more