Scottsdale Divorce Lawyer | Owens & Perkins, Attorneys at Law

Month: June 2018

“DOUBLE DIPPING” IN DIVISION OF A BUSINESS AND IN SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE CALCULATIONS

If you are divorcing and you or your spouse own a business, it is important to be aware of the concept of “double-dipping” as it applies to asset division and spousal maintenance awards. Because Arizona is a community property state, if a business was started – or if the value increased – during a marriage …

“DOUBLE DIPPING” IN DIVISION OF A BUSINESS AND IN SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE CALCULATIONS Read More »

“RECAPTURING” THE INCOME OF THE SELF-EMPLOYED SPOUSE OR PARENT

In determining spousal maintenance and/or child support in a family court case, the Court must determine the income of the parties. Typically, this is a fairly simple process of looking at paystubs, W2s, tax returns, etc. Sometimes there are small curveballs thrown in such as variable bonuses, commissions pay, and the like. But what about …

“RECAPTURING” THE INCOME OF THE SELF-EMPLOYED SPOUSE OR PARENT Read More »