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Unfortunately, inheritance acquired by the ex-spouse would not have any legal significance when it comes to the court ordered lifetime alimony, regardless of the amount of the inheritance.
Generally, the only time the alimony could be modified / reduced, is the ex-spouse who was ordered to pay alimony can demonstrate to the court that the alimony payment has created an undue personal financial hardship resulting in inability to continue making alimony payments and such hardship is permanent in nature.
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