I guess you have not read my original statements and specific questions I had for this website. Do you not have what I origional;ly asked?
Sorry for the delay, but the site was all screwed up. To answer your questions, I was in the army for 20 years 6 months and retired in 1988. My wife and I was married for all of that time except for the first 3 that I was in by myself. So, I was therefore married a total of 17 years to her while in the military and was still married to her when I retired.
No, I stopped paying her any money after we were remarried! I am probably screwed there right? No I did not go back to court to have that order stopped, as we were sharing monies and costs for items we were buying in our four years of remarriage.
I just hope that I can get away with paying her nothing, or at least decreasing the amount since I cannot work anymore.
The divorce decree reads in the Alimony/Spousal Maintenance section 7: "No spousal maintenance is ordered, as neither party has requested or agreed to such relief."
In section 9 it states that "the parties property agreement is approved and incorporated herein.
The Property agreement in item #2 Spousal Maintenance states: Mutual Waiver with no maintenance or spousal support on any parties part shall be rendered. (WOrds to that effect.)
In Section # XXXXX "Retirement Benefits" it states that verbatim "The parties agree that the wife is entitled to a fixed sum of Five hundred seventy five ($575.00) dollars per month, beginning on or about 9/1/2006 and the first day of each month thereafter until her death. the husband shall make all payments directly to the wife unless he receives notice that the wife has received payment from the United States Army.
I hope this answers your questions on this subject as this is the only portions of the decree talking money for any support. Michael
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