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.
Family Law Attorney
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.
Family Law Attorney
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.
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Child Custody Lawyer
I agree with my colleagues. Consult a certified public accountant and a personal injury attorney.
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