San Diego, CA asked in Divorce for California

Q: I need help understanding my rights if my husband has decided to pay me less then our MSA states

We created an MSA. He lost his job so we verbally decided to lower the payment temporarily. He now wants to lower it again without my consent. I dont know how to get him to pay me what we agreed on

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Tobie Brina Waxman
Tobie Brina Waxman
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  • Culver City, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Informal agreements are not court orders. If you want something enforceable you need to get a court order or judgment. If what you have is a court order or part of a judgment then it should not be modified informally and only modified by a new court order.

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