How to Prove Cohabitation in New Jersey & Stop Alimony Payments

When a married couple gets a separation or divorce, court-ordered alimony is often paid by one of the former spouses to the other. Although frequently perceived as a negative consequence of divorce, alimony plays an important role in preventing the occurrence of any inequitable economic consequences, including financial destitution or a drastic change from the ex-spouse’s former lifestyle. In general, alimony lasts for a period of time usually determined by the duration of the marriage or civil union — after a decade of marriage, the term for alimony is often Open Duration, which essentially replaced permanent alimony in the 2014 revision to the New Jersey alimony and cohabitation laws.  More