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Is palimony recognized in the state of Arizona? If so, what

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Is palimony recognized in the state of Arizona? If so, what stipulations must be satisfied for a claim to be successful?
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I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

There is no Arizona statute that provides for palimony. Judges may uphold any written agreement entered into by the partners prior to their separation. Absent that agreement, I'm afraid palimony is not granted.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
If my ex-husband and I have live together and he has provided for all living expenses, for the past 7 years, he isn't legally responsible to continue supporting me after I move out? Do I have claim to the house without being on the deed? I have provided wifely duties in all areas of this relationship.

Palimony is for unmarried couples. Do you mean that you continued living with your ex husband after getting a divorce?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
We are divorced, still live together and he is paying all the bills. I participate with groceries and maintain the house. Plus, other wifely duties.

Then the original divorce decree will control. If the divorce court judge told him to pay you alimony, he's still responsible for doing so.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you very much!

You're welcome!

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