Q: Can alimony be contested after final divorce if ex has made no attempt to get a job... refused some items in decree.
Divorce final for a year, alimony was set at 4 years (negotiated) + higher child support. I have 50-50 with daughter (10) and primary on son (15). She refuses to obtain life insurance as in decree and is completely living out of her means with no attempt to better herself or get a job. Completely corrupting my daughter and literally bribing my son to live with her. Is this really what alimony was meant for?
Whether alimony can be modified is evaluated by how your Final Judgment and Decree of Divorce is written. You must have an experienced attorney review it and advise you accordingly.
Additionally, if your ex-wife is not following the Decree, you have the right to pursue action against her in court.
If the children are feeling tension, you may want consider putting them in therapy so they have someone confidential that they can work through their problems with.
You can call our office if you need assistance with your case and/or need a referral to an experienced child therapist. Best of luck.
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