alimentos provisórios

substantivo plural


temporary alimony


Comparative law notes

While "alimony" refers exclusively to the money paid to an ex-spouse, "alimentos" refers either to spousal support/alimony or child support.

Definitions of temporary alimony

money that a court orders a spouse (or ex-spouse) to pay at regular intervals to his or her separated or divorced spouse for a limited period of time

The court wrote "temporary alimony is taxable to the wife and deductible to the husband,"