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Journey's Neal Schon

Judge Tells Ex-Wife ...

Get a Job

2/26/2013 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0225-neal-amber-schon-article-getty-2Neal Schon just scored a big victory over his ex-wife -- a judge not only shut down her attempt to milk an extra $2,758/month out of the Journey guitarist, but also suggested she get a degree and support herself ... TMZ has learned.

According to court documents, Amber Schon wanted Neal to up his $3,000/month in child support to $5,758.90/month. Amber and Neal have 2 minor children ... Aja and Sophia.

But a family court judge in Minnesota -- where they were divorced in 2007 -- recently ruled against Amber, saying the requested increase was "intended primarily to upgrade her own standard of living."

And what a standard ... according to the documents, Amber's annual expenses include $7,200 for clothing, $5,760 for a storage locker, and $9,600 for birthday parties.

But the most shocking expense -- $2,400 on postage! Apparently, someone hasn't heard of email.

In the docs, the judge says Amber could be earning up to $36,000/year on her own ... if she'd just complete her teaching degree -- and added it's not Neal's fault she failed to "obtain any kind of employment."

Neal tells TMZ, "My concern is with my children and I'm infuriated they are being exploited and used to extort money from me."

It might be time to stop believin' ... for Amber, anyway.


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Judge Tells Ex-Wife ...
Get a Job.....................HAHAHA

416 days ago

Harvey's Gerbil    

She has some teeth on her.

416 days ago


These things happen

416 days ago


He has millions and only has to pay $1500 a month per child? Didnt he spend more on underwear for his girlfriend last year on that lingerie spree in Beverly Hills?

416 days ago


She's only $2,758 a month? That's cheap. That's the kind of amount that I can afford for a trophy wife someday.

416 days ago


I 1000% agree with this judge, and it's about time! Too many of these women marry rich men then expect the husband to support the same lifestyle when they get divorced - THAT'S NOT THE WAY IT WORKS! Get a job, support your kids, and get on with your life. But 5 bux says she'll be married to some other rich dude within a year, and will once again leech of him instead of *gasp!* getting a job!

416 days ago


Neal is an *******.. Skimping out on your kids yet spending millions on the new chick.. And, the judge is just as much of an ******* for supporting it.. Seriously, travelling all over the world, earning millions, and only required to pay $3000/mth??

416 days ago

psycho nurse    

At least she still has her looks. I heard there is a pole available at Platinum Plus so she has a back up plan in case that teaching gig doesn't pan out lol

416 days ago

steak man     

Hey Amber why the long face? Also do you wanna carrot?

416 days ago


That's the problem with child support, there's no tracking system.
They can take the money and spend it on themselves, none the wiser.
They need to set up some sort of EBT system such as with food stamps etc so there's a *record* of *exactly* what the child support money is spent on

416 days ago


It is expensive to feed a horse.

416 days ago


More judges need to be this smart instead of ordering people to pay thousands of dollars/month to able-bodied exes.

416 days ago


Journey blows. bring back perry.

416 days ago


Smart judge. These women only have kids to get money and if the payout drops, this nasty habit will too. It is way too easy to prevent pregnancy so no reason to have an "oops" baby. It's about time these women take some responsibility for the support of these kids rather than think they are supposed to become wealthy just because they managed to breed. Unfortunately, the kids pay the price in the meantime.

416 days ago


He's too broke now spending on his latest gold digging ho

415 days ago
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