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Legal Information: New Hampshire
Updated: February 28, 2019
At what point during the divorce process do I need to request alimony?
You can make a motion for term alimony either:
- before the final divorce order is signed; or
- within five years after the divorce decree is entered.1
With reimbursement alimony, however, the request must be made before the final divorce decree is effective.2
1 NH ST § 458:19-a(I)
2 NH ST § 458:19-a(V)
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