Effects of Living with Another on Maintenance
My wife left me 9 months ago to live with her boyfriend. Will her living with someone else affect the amount of maintenance I will have to pay her in the event of a divorce. Also, is there any advantage of waiting? Is the maintenance amount affect by the amount of time she has lived with her boyfriend?
The amount of maintenance will be affected by the contribution made by the boyfriend to your wife’s living expenses. He will be viewed as a roommate. Without knowing the specific facts of your case, I don’t know whether or not there is an advantage to waiting to file for divorce. No, the maintenance amount is not affected by the amount of time your wife has lived with her boyfriend.