Sometimes this happens. A judge will go through the supporting spouse’s financial affidavit for example, and remove any expenses that he/she believes are not justified or are unreasonable, which can result in a high payment amount. Or perhaps the judge did his/her math wrong.
Your lawyer should be able to get an explanation from the judge. The judge can issue a new order. Otherwise, you will want to attempt to settle the permanent issues ASAP and/or schedule a permanent hearing ASAP.
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