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Do I Need to Disclose My Bonus to My Wife if a Divorce Is Pending?

Is There An Obligation to Tell My Husband About the Year-End Bonus I Am About to Receive? This is a tough topic, because if you've found yourself here it is because you are struggling with your ...
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Fire Captain Has Fluctuating Income Where Fire Season Pays Higher Wages, But Court is Averaging OT Into His Yearly Income.

Q. My son who is a fire captain is going through a divorce/custody dispute. The problem is that during the summer months/fire season he works overtime. June-Sept. However, does not work significant ...
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How Should BONUS INCOME Be Treated for Child and Spousal Support Purposes In California?

"Bonus" Income and Ostler & Smith Awards: Best Practices For How to Ensure Fair Child and Spousal Support Awards It is not uncommon for parties to divorce or custody proceedings to be ...
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Is OVERTIME considered in fixing CHILD SUPPORT?

Q. Is overtime a factor in considering child support? Ted, in Fontana Yes, if there is already a history of overtime - meaning a court won't order a parent to work overtime who hasn't been ...
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