Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (not so) new cohabitation law…


Not with a bang, but a whimper. Such is Minnesota’s first brush with alimony reform.

On August 1, 016, Minnesota’s spousal maintenance law gained a newly-minted subdivision 6, providing a basis to modify maintenance if a recipient begins living with a new partner.

Supporters cheer the measure as a “common-sense” change. Skeptics suggest more dire and intrusive consequences.


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