If I am now retiring, do I still have to pay alimony?

I have paid alimony for 10 years. Will my ex-wife still be entitled to a portion og my retirement?

Asked on June 23, 2012 under Family Law, Colorado


Jason Ostendorf / Law Ofice of Jason Ostendorf

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You may want to seek modification of the alimony obligation in light of your retirement.  Especially if the divorce decree entitles the ex to a portion of your retirement, the court may well agree that the reduced income is a material change in circumstances justifying a modification.  You should consult with divorce lawyers as this is not something a person should try to handle on their own.

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