Alimony payments occur when one spouse is financially dependent on the other spouse during the duration of the marriage and the court determines, after considering all relevant factors, that it would be fair and just for the supporting spouse to pay for the support and care of the dependent spouse.
Alimony payments are payments made by one spouse to the other dependent spouse after the two are legally divorced.
“You’ve been sued.”Welcome to the land of criminal conversation and alienation of affections.
Those two causes of action—or grounds to sue a person--have been abolished in most states, however North Carolina is one of a handful of states that still allow jilted spouses to sue the paramours of their mates for criminal conversation and alienation of affections.
By the way, he told you, he is “still married” to his ex-wife (he already calls her his “ex”) but he is in the process of separating from her. Your “boyfriend” (Yes, you call him that, and he calls himself that!
You believe him, you follow your heart, and you enjoy the hours, the days, the weeks and months of new-love bliss that follow.