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Wife’s relationship with boyfriend was not marriage (access required)

Where the parties’ settlement agreement provided that wife would no longer get a portion of husband’s retirement benefits if she remarried, her relationship with her boyfriend was not a “marriage” as defined by the settlement agreement.  ‘Marriage’ defined “Agreements between spouses regarding support or property settlement are governed by the rules of construction generally applicable to contracts. ...