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I live in the state of Colorado. I was divorced in 2013. I am currently receiving Alimony and Child support from my Ex. He informed me last week he is getting laid off from his job. What are my rights as far as him still paying me? The agreement states that the Alimony and Child support can be modified if there is a change in income...
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Family Lawyer: Roger, Attorney replied 2 years ago

If your ex's income has been reduced or terminated, then he can file a motion to modify/reduce his support obligations (alimony and child support) until he gets a new job.

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Family Lawyer: Roger, Attorney replied 2 years ago

But, until he does that, then his obligation is the same to you and the child/ren.

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Family Lawyer: Roger, Attorney replied 2 years ago

Usually, the judge would grant him a temporary stay or reduction in his pay obligation until he gets a new job.

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