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What is the difference between alimony and child support?

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Alimony has nothing to do with child support, meaning the divorced couple doesn't have to have children in order for an ex spouse to receive alimony. Alimony is to help (or completely) support the ex spouse, while child support is to help support the children.

Also, child support is granted to the custodial parent after a divorce, while alimony depends on the state in which the couple divorce, and the conditions and circumstances of the marriage/divorce, and is not always granted to the ex spouse who is asking for the alimony.
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What is reasonable child support and alimony?

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