Columbus, GA asked in Divorce for Georgia

Q: I was ordered to pay $600 a month in alimony for 3 years. And ex was awarded half my military retirement of $600. Du

Dumb me, I paid $1200 a month for the first 14 months. Not realizing how dfas works with military pay. I have stopped paying that extra $600. Still paying the alimony. I wasn't Court to pay the half of the military retirement pay. The question is, can the extra money that was paid be counted as part of the alimony and causing the total amount of alimony left be less. It is a set amount of 36 months for $600. It has been over a year and the ex has not submitted any paperwork to dfas .

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Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: This isn't a question that can be answered without an attorney looking at your settlement agreement / divorce decree. You need to consult with an attorney who can review the documents and payment history.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You will need to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and provide you with guidance specific to your case.

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