At least in the state of New Jersey, cohabitation would play a role in spousal support, but you're going to have to show that their cohabitation involves a melding of you and your non-spouse live-in finances. That's not necessarily a high hurdle to overcome. In many ways yes, the answer would be very similar to a situation where the ex-wife or the ex-husband remarries.
Rosalyn Charles is a family lawyer practicing in Newark, New Jersey.Back To Top
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