John J. Gilligan, a family lawyer in Long Beach, answers:
Since child support is for the benefit of your children, you will still need to pay child support. Also, since living with a boyfriend is not equivalent to marriage, you will still need to pay alimony. However, your ex-wife may have reduced financial need if she is being supported by the boyfriend, which may result in your alimony payment being decreased.
John Gilligan is a founding partner at the family law firm offices of Brandmeyer Gilligan Dockstader & Davidson, LLP in Long Beach, CA. John has over 30 years of experience handling family law, probate litigation, and estate planning matters. He can be reached directly at 562-431-2000.
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