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Permanent alimony under fire elsewhere - is Illinois next?

A recent article about the changing attitudes toward permanent alimony highlighted one state legislature's brewing battle over doing away with it altogether. Alimony -- more commonly termed "spousal maintenance" now -- won't disappear, but the idea of permanent maintenance will. A handful of states have taken up the cause. Illinois law allows permanent maintenance, if the court determines the award is just.

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