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My income has been drastically reduced and I would like to reduce my alimony payments which I have sent for over 30 years. Where should I go?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Florida

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No my ex is in Georgia

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Can I get a modification of my divorce agreement being that my income is 58% lower and at 83 I cannot recoup anything

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When there is a change in circumstances then the statute does permit the courts to modify alimony; the relevant statute is here:

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0000-0099/0061/Sections/0061.14.html

Here are the forms required.

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