In my divorce papers for alimony.

Asked almost 2 years ago - Flint, MI

In our divorce papers it states that if my ex cohabitates with a member of the opposite sex that is not a family member alimony is to terminate.My daughter and her boyfriend moved in with her after divorce.Does my daughters boyfriend count as cohabitant under this wording?

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  1. Laurel Stuart-Fink

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    Answered . Cohabitation in this context refers to someone romantically involved with the person receiving the alimony payments-not platonic roommates.

    This comment is designed for general information only, and should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor... more
  2. Neil M. Colman

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    Answered . No. That is to say, as long as she's not having a romantic relationship with your daughter's boyfriend. The language infers a romantic relationship.

    Neil M. Colman
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    Mr. Colman is licensed to practice law in Michigan. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an... more

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