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I am divorced for 14 years. Divorce took place in Charlotte County Fl, I currently live in North Florida the ex has moved to North Carolina. The current payments are 1300 per month. I retired 6 months ago. Never missed a payment as payments were made by auto pay from my paycheck. My income has dropped to 3500 a month before taxes. What are my options to get this reduced? Upon signing the decree did not realize the alimony said it is to be paid for life. Orignially it was to be to age 65.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 8 years ago.

Thanks for your question. You can apply to modify the alimony in Florida. You must complete the attached form and show change in circumstances. You may need to obtain an attorney to represent you in this matter.

You are going to have to deal and get around the fact that you signed the decree agreeing to this along with I'm assuming your attorney. You do have little to loose here and a lot to gain. I hope this gets you started and some ideas in the matter and good luck..


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