You don't get temporary awards for support back normally, although you possibly could if the final judgment orders it. This is very rare, though.
You should be represented by an attorney in your divorce case, if you aren't already. Representing yourself is like performing surgery on yourself, with no medical training or tools. It's legal, but you're likely to hurt yourself.
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If you do not negotiate for a credit or other off-set within your final resolution and the matter is resolved by the execution of a Marital Settlement Agreement, any claim you believe you may have had for reimbursement, credit or off-set will be lost.
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