Alimony Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Alimony, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Alimony?

n. a person who decides right or wrong in a case without any control and has arbitrating power. An arbitrator is not bound by precedent and has a great leeway in such matters as active participation in the proceedings, accepting evidence, questioning witnesses, and deciding appropriate remedies.