Must either a Child or Spousal Support award be based on current income and expenses of the parties in a California Family Law matter?

In the IRMO Cipari (2/7/19) case, the appellate Court held that a trial court’s relying on a parties’ prior year tax returns when the current tax returns were available to the party was an error and ordered the trial court to recalculate support based on the parties’ current financial information.

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