Spousal Right Law and Legal Definition

A spouse is used to refer to either one of the two parties who are married to each other, or have entered into a marriage that is voidable or void in good faith on the part of the person assert any right. Spousal right is the entitlement of one spouse to inherit property from the other spouse. Sousal right varies from state to state. Alimony is the money paid by one spouse to the other in order to fulfill financial obligation that comes with marriage.