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does alamony stop and under what conditions

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does alamony stop and under what conditions
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 6 years ago.

It is possible to receive maintenance for the lifetime of the paying spouse. Regardless of what the court order specifies, maintenance will automatically terminate upon the following events:

  1. The receiving spouse is remarried
  2. The paying spouse dies

Maintenance payments may end if there is proof that the receiving spouse is habitually living with another person and holding themselves out as husband and wife. If instead of a court order, the parties have agreed to pay maintenance then the agreement will specify when and upon what circumstances maintenance will automatically terminate