William Herbert ORR, Appellant, v. Lillian M. ORR

William Herbert ORR, Appellant, v. Lillian M. ORR

Following the a stipulation ranging from appellant husband and appellee wife, in which appellant offered to pay appellee alimony, a keen Alabama courtroom, acting pursuant to state alimony laws and regulations under hence husbands but not wives may be needed to expend alimony upon breakup, purchased appellant and make month-to-month alimony repayments. Certain couple of years thereafter appellee filed a beneficial petition seeking to provides appellant adjudged in contempt getting failing woefully to take care of the alimony payments. From the hearing into petition appellant, no matter if maybe not saying that he was entitled to an enthusiastic alimony award out of appellee, generated the brand new assertion (complex the very first time in this proceeding) your Alabama laws, because of the advantage of its reliance upon a beneficial gender-established group, violated the newest Equal Safeguards Clause of your Fourteenth Modification.

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