Monthly Archives: October 2018

Step Down Orders for Spousal Support

In re Marriage of Ackerman involved the imputation of income to one spouse. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE DISSOLUTION The parties were married for more than 10 years and had two children together. At the time of the divorce, the husband … Continue reading

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Voluntary Contributions to 401(k) Can be Used as Income for Support.

In re Marriage of Morton involved several support issues. One issue was whether or not contributions made to the husband’s 401(k) plan should be included as income for the purpose of support. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE DISSOLUTION The parties were … Continue reading

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Tax Refunds as Income

Generally, tax refunds are not considered additional income for the purposes of support. However, In re Marriage of Morton involved a long term marriage and analysis of whether or not a tax refund could be factored into the father’s annual … Continue reading

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