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Alimony means an order for payment for the support and maintenance of a spouse or former spouse, periodically or in a lump sum, for a specified or for an indefinite term, ordered in an action for divorce, whether absolute or from bed and board, or in an action for alimony without divorce. Failure to pay ordered alimony can result in contempt of court … Full Definition »

Offender
"Offender" means any person who has been convicted of a crime for which he may be committed to the custody of the department and is at least one of the following: (a) committed to the custody of the department; (b) on probation; or (c) on parole. (Title 64, Chapter 13 d, Sec. 1) … Full Definition »
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