The Judge just ordered my husband to pay me support because he beat me so bad that I can't work and have to under go another

Asked about 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

surgery. Do I have to pay taxes on that support because he injured me. I was working with no physical problems before he beat me up.

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  1. Richard Forrest Gould-Saltman

    Contributor Level 19

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    Answered . If what you're receiving is "spousal support", and not repayment of your medical bills, loss of past earnings, etc., then it's taxable to you. Take the court's order to a tax preparer or accountant to make sure.

  2. Stephen Ross Cohen

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . I agree with Richard, but that does not prevent you from suing him for assault and battery. I do both personal injury and family law.

    My name is Stephen R. Cohen and have practiced since 1974. I practice in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA.... more
  3. Joseph Torri

    Contributor Level 17

    Answered . I agree with my colleagues. Consult a certified public accountant and a personal injury attorney.

    This communication does not create an attorney-client relationship. This means that I am not your lawyer and I... more

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