LITTLE ROCK (Arkansas News Bureau) — Some lawmakers want the Legislature to consider a
measure next year that would require an automatic court review of
alimony payments to a former spouse who begins a live-in relationship
with a third party.
The House Judiciary Committee concluded some
changes may be needed in the state's alimony laws after examining the
subject at a meeting last month. The panel agreed that judges should
maintain discretion in ordering alimony payments, the amount and length,
but that cohabitation should trigger review of a judge's order in such
The Legislature convenes Jan. 14.
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