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In Amadore v. Lifgren, the Arizona Court of Appeals vacated (1) the effective dates the family court imposed for modification of child support and spousal maintenance and (2) the family court's decision to reduce prospective child support to offset overpayment of previous support. The parties were divorced by default decree in 2013. It awarded Mother $2,000 per month of indefinite