Palimony Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Palimony?

It is a slang term used by the court implying the financial support offered by one partner to the other in the cases of unmarried couples who had rather lived in together.It is an alternative to alimony. The court considers the sacrifice and support that was given by a partner during their live in relationship and considers it as an implied contract on the basis of which the palimony is decided.