Legal Question in Family Law in Florida

I am divorced and receive a small alimony payment. I f I live with my boyfriend, can my ex stop paying?

Asked on 6/18/13, 6:20 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

John Smitten Carey and Leisure

If it turns out to be a supportive relationship (financially), then yes.

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Answered on 6/19/13, 3:20 am
Gregory Buckley Gregory T. Buckley, Attorney at Law

It would depend on the language in the Final Judgment. If it states that you can not cohabitate with another person or you will lose the alimony payment, then your ex would be within his legal rights to stop paying, after going through the proper legal steps.

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Answered on 6/19/13, 6:01 am
Carolyn Jones Law Office of Carolyn R. Jones

In Florida if the court determines it to be a "supportive relationship" then your ex may be able to stop paying alimony. However he would have to file a Petition and hearing would be held on the matter.

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Answered on 6/19/13, 9:29 am


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