Once you are divorced there is still the obligation to support your ex-partner and/or children. This is called the maintenance obligation. This obligation is met if a contribution is paid to the provision of food, clothing and other basic necessities of life also known as alimony. In general alimony consists of a certain amount of money. If one of the ex-spouses for example is paying the rent and utility bills for the other, then it is considered alimony in kind.
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