How long do I have to comply with a "temporary " Court Order?
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Bear in mind that a division of a pension has been based on years married, but you paying her her part does not. Usually, the payment would be a lump sum. The point is, how much you owe may have nothing to do with the number of years you’ve made payments. It was decided based on you owing her a certain amount of money as her community property share of the retirement. If that’s been paid, then there should be an end. If not, you’ll still have to continue to pay.
I’m not sure where a temporary order comes into a divorce judgment.
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You should consult with an attorney in your area about filing a Request for Order to modify the current order and reduce the amount of support to $0.00. How you go about framing the request for a modification will depend on the facts and circumstances that exist now (how much does your ex earn? how much do you earn? what efforts has she made towards becoming self-supporting, the amount of time you have paid supprot relative to the length of marriage...)
The Sacramento Superior Court website is one of the better ones I have seen as far as information avaiable to self-represented litigants, so you might start there to educate yourself on the procedure for seeking a modification, but I do advise getting some assistanced from an attorney with this.
This response is not intended to be relied upon as legal advice and does not create a client/attorney relationship.
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