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Should Living Arrangements Affect Spousal Support?

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Divorced people who depend on spousal support (or alimony) are often perplexed at how cohabitation might affect their support arrangements. Almost all spousal support agreements specify that a party will stop receiving financial assistance once they get married. Couples in a romantic relationship who live together without marriage was virtually unheard of when family law, divorce, and spousal support laws and guidelines were created. While some states address this issue head-on, in others are the laws are mum.…

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