A court can alter a spousal support award if certain changes occurred to either spouse's economic or family situation. Such changes include:
Even if either of the spouse's situation changes in a way that makes a reduction in the amount of support paid appropriate. A court cannot reduce or terminate spousal support if the original support order says it is not modifiable.
If you have concerns about changes to your financial or family situation that may affect how much spousal support you pay or receive, you should contact an experienced family law attorney immediately.
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