I'm about to remarry, will my ex still need to pay alimony payments?

Your remarriage will result in an end to your receiving alimony from your spouse, and the only time this isn't true is in divorce judgments.

By Karen A. Covy, J.D.
October 17, 2011
IL FAQ/Financial Issues/Alimony/ Spousal Support

Probably not. Unless your divorce judgment specifically said that your ex would have to pay you alimony payments for a certain period of time, even if you remarried (which would be highly unusual), then the payments to you stop the day you remarry.

Karen A. Covy, J.D. is a divorce attorney and family law mediator in Chicago Illinois . She is the author of When Happily Ever After Ends, How to Survive Your Divorce Emotionally, Financially and Legally.

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