Gay Marriage Does Not Terminate Alimony

Under Missouri law, a person who is paying alimony or maintenance to their former spouse can stop paying alimony once their former spouse re-marries.  However, because Missouri does not recognize gay marriages, if the former spouse enters into a gay marriage, the person must continue to pay the alimony or maintenance.  If you are facing divorce, a custody battle, or want to fight your alimony, contact our office at 816-524-4949 or

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