If you simply moved in with your new boyfriend rather than marry him, can your ex stop paying spousal or child support?

By Rosalyn Charles
November 16, 2016

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.

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November 16, 2016
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