Settlement proceeds from a wrongful death action were not subject to a claim for a child support arrearage owed by the decedent, West Virginia’s highest court has ruled in affirming judgment.
A divorced taxpayer could treat family support payments made while his divorce was pending as deductible alimony, the U.S. Tax Court has ruled in reversing a $7,750 deficiency assessment.
The potential federal tax consequences facing a husband should have been considered in determining whether he was entitled to a modification of the alimony provisions in his divorce decree, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A divorced father was not entitled to a credit toward his child support obligation for the Social Security dependent benefit his daughter received, Maine’s highest court has ruled in reversing judgment.
Amounts that an employer reimbursed a divorced employee for his health insurance should not have been used to increase his child support obligation, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A husband in a divorce case could not be ordered to cooperate with his wife in obtaining life insurance on his own life in order to secure his child support payments, the Kansas Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A divorced woman could be liable for intentionally misrepresenting the paternity of her son to her former husband, the Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled.
A Tennessee woman will have to pay her former husband $25,000 in the wake of yesterday’s recognition by the state supreme court of a claim for intentional misrepresentation of paternity.
A child support order in a paternity case should not have been fashioned to equalize the parties’ income, Massachusetts highest court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A divorced father may be entitled to a modification of his support obligation to reflect the reduction in the mother’s expenses as a result their children living away at college most of the year, the New Jersey Appellate Division has ruled in reversing judgment.