Blog Posts in March, 2015

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  • Can I be charged with contempt for not paying child support when I have been previously charged in a contempt proceeding involving non-payment of support for another time period?
    Can I be charged with contempt for not paying child support when I have been previously charged in a contempt proceeding involving non-payment of support for another time period?

    The issue of multiple contempts came up in IRMO Rice & Easton (2012) whereby the court held that a party's repeated failure to pay his monthly obligation did not preclude the other party from filing a ...

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  • Are all business expenses deductible from a parent's self-employment income in calculating child support?
    Are all business expenses deductible from a parent's self-employment income in calculating child support?

    A relatively recent case came down that discussed this very issue. In IRMO Sorge (2012), father sold a lucrative business for which support was previously based. Father took the proceeds from the sale ...

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