Barry, thank you for the additional information. If there has been a substantial change in circumstance, you can always petition/motion the court, to modify the previous order. If the settlement was agreed to and signed, there should have been conditions imposed at the time, that would relieve your obligation to pay the car and ac unit, in the event that she marries and/or sells the home. If not, you need to show good cause to the Judge, as to why your obligation to pay should cease and the cost should fall onto her and her new husband. I understand that she married and that would normally be a basis to end any alimony
but the bills to pay for the car and a/c may continue to run, unless you can show the Judge otherwise. As far as having the child support deposited into an account that she can not touch, that is highly unlikely to happen and she can use the money as she sees fit, for the well being of the child(ren). Unless you can show she is neglecting the children and using the money on other things, the Judge will likely order it remains payable to the current account. The tax deduction is a reasonable request and you can certain ask the Judge to allow you to claim the child(ren) or alternate years. The burden is going to be on you, to show the need to modify it, so make sure you have evidence to support your position, so the Judge will consider it.
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