Thanks for the question. In general you can file to revisit spousal support that has been awarded to an ex spouse. This sounds like a long and high amount. I'm assuming that his was a situation at the time where your ex was a housewife and non working or there were other circumstances.
You can certainly try and revisit this matter in the court in which it was awarded and cite changed circumstances. It may very well be that your ex is in a different financial state as are you and that this amount is no longer appropriate. You may need to obtain a lawyer to represent you in this matter and assert your position.
This would allow the court to hear your arguments about this change in both of your financial circumstances and possibly end/reduce the amount. I hope that you will do this, you don't have a lot to loose here, its either that or keep paying to stay in compliance with the court's earlier orders. Good luck to you in this matter..
I think you have a lot at stake here financially. I wouldn't mess around with this on my own. She has history on her side as far as you paying all these years, you have retirement and change of circumstance based on her own financial well being. I think it is worth the money and this is not unreasonable. Perhaps a lawyer may negotiate a settlement to end this matter short of a hearing. They are good at these kinds of things...
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