Q: My ex wife just moved bed into her boyfriends apartment. Can I stop paying my alimony without going to court?
A: No. You would need to file a motion for modification with the court, claiming cohabitation. Assuming you are able to demonstrate that your ex is cohabitating, the court could then issue orders terminating, modifying or suspending alimony (depending on the language of divorce judgment). Stopping alimony without a court order or agreement may be deemed self-help by the courts.
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