support payment

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: payment - a payment made by one person for the support of another
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
palimony - support paid by one half of an unmarried partnership after the relationship ends
alimony, maintenance - court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated
child support - court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other who has custody of the children after the parents are separated
References in periodicals archive ?
He said: "The Tir Mynydd support payment, which farmers in LFAs of Wales have started to receive, will come as a timely boost to hill and upland farmers who are faced with spiralling costs of production.
That figure represents 6,618 cases in which the child support services division has found noncustodial parents and set up child support payment plans.
Under the five year, USD123m contract, which is reportedly ACS' fourth, consecutive contract for child support programmes, the company will manage and operate the state's child support payment processing centre.
Fisher has not made a single voluntary child support payment since the divorce.
The following are three theoretical approaches to increase child support payment compliance (I-Fen Lin, "Perceived Fairness and Compliance with Child Support Obligations," Journal of Marriage and Family, May 2000):
That income is includible in the paying spouse's income (i.e., the child support payment is treated as if received by the paying spouse and then paid directly by that spouse as child support).
Visitation frequency, child support payment, and the father-child relationship postdivorce.
Boston's position and returned the spousal support payment to the $950 a month level.
She reenforced the fact that dance professionals strongly support payment for public performance use of copyrighted music and agreed that the royalties paid when purchasing records and CDs are built-in costs, but that any additional cost for classroom use (as all of you have indicated in your petitions), is unfair.
ACS has operated Ohio's Child Support Payment Central since 2002, providing payments processing, customer service and other mission-critical functions.
An annual support payment of pounds 1.7m was paid to the Scottish Football League last season and pounds 375,000 in parachute payments to recently-relegated clubs.

Full browser ?