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A divorce decree cannot be reversed or rescinded unless you file an appeal to the state appellate court within 30 days of the decision being handed down, and even then, the decree will only be changed IF the court finds some ground upon which the decision can be reversed.
In this instance, the only way you could possibly get out of paying the money at this point is if you can prove to the court that you have had a change in circumstances and that you cannot afford to pay what you promised. You would have to show the court a change in your financial circumstances that warrants a modification of your requirement to pay. Anything short of this will not change your obligation.
The only way you can get out of this is if the court enters a new court order relieving you of the obligations in the current divorce decree.
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