Tag : alimony

Post-Divorce Agreement Cut Spousal Maintenance in Arizona Arrears Enforcement Case

Spousal Maintenance

Superior Court must consider parties’ post-divorce agreement to cut spousal maintenance and husband’s equitable defenses to nonpayment. After terms of agreement were satisfied, the wife petitioned to enforce maintenance awarded in the consent decree, seeking arrearages with interest. Spousal support was made non-modifiable by consent decree. Husband had complied with and relied upon the post-decree […]

Wife Waited too Long to Enforce AZ Spousal Maintenance Order

Spousal Maintenance

Arizona spousal maintenance enforcement case summary. Gene R. Ames v. Julie L. Ames This case concerns a former wife’s delayed attempts at collecting spousal maintenance arrearages under Arizona law. (Spousal maintenance is similar to alimony.) Waiting too long to seek court enforcement of a spousal maintenance order could result in being forever barred under the […]