Does alimony stop if you move in with someone?
In other words, if you are the spouse paying support to your Ex, does that obligation change if he or she remarries or starts seeing someone else? From a practical perspective, your Ex may be called upon justify continued spousal support from you, despite his or her cohabiting with or remarrying someone else.
Does cohabitation affect spousal support?
Most states will authorize reduction or termination of alimony upon cohabitation only if the cohabitation significantly decreases the recipient’s need for support. In still other states, alimony will not be affected should the spouse who receives it begin living with someone.
Does cohabitation affect divorce settlement?
The simple answer is: it depends. The legislation says that if you begin living with another person, the Family Court must take into account the financial circumstances relating to the cohabitation as a relevant factor when considering your property settlement, or claim for spousal maintenance.