Statue of limitations on spousal support

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Our divorce was finalized in July 2015. We mediated a separation agreement with me paying spousal support. That document was part of the divorce.

I had some personal circumstances that have occurred. There was no way I could pay my creditors and her the full amount per the agreement. I have been paying her less than what is in the agreement.

Separation agreement states we must go to mediation before any legal action. I am planning on having a proposal to repay the arrears. In order to calculate that amount how far back do I have to go. I assume there is some sort of statute of limitations.

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#2

There is no statute of limitations. It sounds like you need to modify/amend the terms for alimony. You would only need to modify/amend the new payment terms to match the unpaid amount in original agreement but so that it is doable for you to make each month.


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