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an agreement for payments (alimony/child...
Michigan - As part of getting a divorce my ex and I signed an agreement for payments (alimony/child support) that was not written in the divorce. Is this legally binding? Would have fought the divorce if I did not sign?
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Family Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 2 years ago

As a general rule, unless support or alimony is included in the final decree ordered by the court, it is not enforceable.

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Family Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 2 years ago

In other words, informal agreements for support or alimony are not enforceable. The support or alimony must be actually ordered by the court.

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