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Compensatory Spousal Payments under the ALI Principles

This lesson deals with a topic more commonly known as alimony, spousal support, or maintenance. Its focus is Chapter 5 of the American Law Institute Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution. This is an introductory lesson. It assumes you have spent little or no time discussing this material in class.

The lesson is divided into three parts:

  • Part I contains introductory provisions.
  • Part II concentrates on awards based on disparate spousal earning capacity (ALI Topic 2 awards).
  • Part III concentrates on awards based on reimbursement and rescission (ALI Topic 3 awards).

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45 minutes
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