Been Divorced for over a year X wife wants more alimony

Alimony was to stop after the kids turned 18 which will be next year at this time does she have the right to go after more my income hasn’t changed… Thank you

Asked on August 26, 2016 under Family Law, Michigan

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Does she have the right to file a motion or petition with the court, seeking more? Unfortunately, yes--it is amost impossible to stop someone from bringing a legal claim or action, even a weak or bad one, and forcing you to respond to it. However, based on what you write, her claim is a weak or bad one: if your income has not changed, there is no legal basis or her to get more alimony, so it is unlikely that she will succeed.


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