Gastonia, NC asked in Divorce for North Carolina

Q: Alimony conditions.

My divorce consent order specifies I pay a set amount until 1. A specific date 2. Her vehicle is paid off. Does this imply that I have the ability to ask her for a payoff of the vehicle and pay it off early to end alimony? She lied when we added the vehicle condition, stating it was paid off prior to the specified date when it is paid off long after.

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David Allan King
David Allan King
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: We don't have much context (or a copy of the order) to be very informed on what the judge intended. However, that seems like a compelling argument to me.

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