Calculating Imputed Income in Divorce Proceedings
Examining Earning Capacity, Income Sources, and Intent in Spousal and Child Support Determinations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide family law counsel with strategies for evaluating imputed income for asset divisions and child and spousal support determinations in divorce proceedings and settlements. The panel will offer insights on uncovering, establishing and evaluating potential sources of income; outline appropriate discovery methods to obtain necessary information for calculating imputed income; and discuss techniques to shield income when a spouse is employed by a closely held businesses.
- Review of case law on earning capacity and imputed income
- Discovery and evidence to support imputing income in a divorce
- Tax returns
- Financial statements
- Use of financial and vocational experts
- Calculating earning capacity
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What items in tax returns and financial statements can help determine earning capacity?
- How do courts treat investments such as stocks, bonds and real estate in evaluating earning capacity?
- What earning patterns and history can be used to support imputing income?
- How can expense records be used to uncover hidden income in a closely held business?
Charles F. Vuotto, Jr., Esq.
Tonneman Vuotto Enis & White
Mr. Vuotto's practice focuses on family law. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Past... | Read More
Mr. Vuotto's practice focuses on family law. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Past Chair of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He is a frequent lecturer at both family law and CPA conferences and seminars. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the New Jersey Family Lawyer as well as a published author on a variety of family law topics.Close
Scott Maier, CPA, JD
Mr. Maier has more than 25 years of experience as an auditor, valuation consultant and business consultant.... | Read More
Mr. Maier has more than 25 years of experience as an auditor, valuation consultant and business consultant. He provides critical insight on litigation and support strategies for trial or settlement in the matrimonial and business valuation arenas.Close
Laura D. Dale
Laura Dale & Associates
Ms. Dale focuses her practice on international and domestic family law cases. She is highly experienced in... | Read More
Ms. Dale focuses her practice on international and domestic family law cases. She is highly experienced in complex, multijurisdictional litigation involving all areas of family law. She counsels clients on international child abduction cases brought under the Hague Convention, custody litigation, complex property division cases, family law appeals, modifications, protective orders, premarital and marital agreements, foreign asset valuation in complex property division cases, and paternity suits. She is Board Certified Texas Board of Legal Specialization - Family Law, is a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and is Legal Counsel to the French Consulate General - Houston, Texas.Close