06/06/2008 at 08:00 PM EDT
Anne Heche reached a settlement Friday in her contentious divorce from Coley Laffoon, agreeing to pay her ex-husband a $275,000 lump sum and $3,700 per month in child support for their 6-year-old son, court papers show.
The agreement marks a sharp reduction in the temporary $15,000-a-month support that the Men in Trees
stars had been paying – but said she could no longer afford
because she was out of work.
Under the settlement, Heche, 38, also will pay 75 percent of son Homer's private school tuition and half of "agreed-upon extracurricular activities" for the boy, according to L.A. Superior Court papers.
Laffoon, 34, filed for divorce
in February 2007, and the fight quickly became nasty, with Heche portraying Laffoon as a deadbeat
who watches porn and frequents strip clubs, and Laffoon calling Heche mentally unstable.Like this story? Click on the Yahoo Buzz! button below to Buzz it up!