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Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you this afternoon.I am glad to hear that you prevailed in the past. Hopefully this time the situation will again be in your favor.Generally speaking overpaying without first stating why is not grounds to underpay later. Child support payments are what the state deems are the bare minimum of what you are obligated to provide. As a consequence if you choose to overpay, and the other party either did not request it or did not agree to specific conditions for the funds, it is not considered as going toward your future obligations. While you can speak with your ex and ask her to agree that you overpaid, and that you now wish for those funds to be credited back to you, she is under no legal obligation to do so. What you may try to do is get her to admit in writing that she received overpayments as 'credits' and then arguably you can claim that you paid ahead. But at least in this case the other person has a stronger argument for continued payments than you would in stopping the payments to her.Hope that helps.
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