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Ensuring the Benefits of Spousal Support After Death
Ensuring the Benefits of Spousal Support After Death

Spousal support is meant to help a financially disadvantaged party maintain a standard of living to which they grew accustomed during the marriage. Spousal support obligations that seem to be in effect for an indefinite amount of time are primarily applicable to long term ...

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