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Melody
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You could ask,
      02/22/07 01:09 PM

but I"m guessing he'd say no. You could take it to the courts, which would cost a fortune...and you'd likely lose. At the time your alimony was set, the duration was determined by the courts. Looks like you got only 6 years, which is only 1/3 of the duration of your marriage, but the time to argue that was during your divorce hearing...not now.

What you can do....is ask for a child support review. Since your income will be going down by virtue of losing alimony, and your ex's income will be increase by virtue of no longer paying alimony....you may qualify for an increase of child support. However, your income from your job will be considered if it wasn't before. You might want to get a consultation with your attorney to determine if there will be any significant change to the child support calculation. The other scenario is that you clearly need a better paying job. I can't see how anyone can live and support children on a $16K job. What did you do with your time? The idea of alimony is usually to help the lesser earning spouse get themselves retrained or re-educated so that they may obtain more lucrative employment and be self-supporting.

I really think your best bet is to see if your child support could go up, and get a new job.

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* continuing spousal support rumrunner 02/22/07 10:13 AM
. * * You could ask, Melody   02/22/07 01:09 PM
. * * Re: You could ask, Gecko   02/22/07 04:28 PM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support Miranda   02/22/07 01:00 PM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support Susanf31   02/22/07 01:13 PM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support Gecko   02/22/07 11:45 AM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support rumrunner   02/22/07 12:41 PM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support Gecko   02/22/07 04:36 PM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support toniceaguy   02/23/07 07:27 AM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support rumrunner   02/23/07 10:08 AM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support Susanf31   02/23/07 10:41 AM
. * * Re: continuing spousal support PhoenixRising   02/22/07 11:43 AM

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