Shafer Law Firm Blog
The engagement is over. Personal items are returned, Facebook accounts are blocked, and the wedding is off. But what happens to the engagement ring?
In Pennsylvania there are two forms of monthly payments one spouse may seek from the other as support after separation: spousal support and alimony pendent lite (APL). APL is available to a spouse while the divorce action is pending, and up until the entire action is complete. Spousal support is available after separation, until a divorce is filed.