My husband and I are separated. He is paid cash from his primary job and does not disclose nearly the about he makes on his taxes and I know he will not admit how much he truly makes. Is there anything I can do prove he makes more in the event of a divorce and getting child support.
Yes, there are many things that you can do through legal discovery. However, that is not a DIY matter. The best thing to do is get with an experienced family law attorney to review all of your facts and papers.
This answer is not legal advice, and does not create an attorney - client relationship. This answer is for educational purposes only.
Proving income that someone is making under the table and not claiming on taxes can be difficult and often depends on the specific facts of a case. You may have to hire a private investigator to follow him around to prove where and with whom he is working. You may also have to take depositions of all the people he has worked for and ask each of them, under oath, how much they paid him. All of this may be time consuming and expensive. In many cases, it may not be fiscally reasonable to go to this expense. You really need to schedule a consultation with an experienced family law attorney who regularly practices in the county where you reside to discuss your concerns and options.
The specific facts are different in each individual case, my response is provided for general, informational purposes only and should not be construed as specific advice directed to any individual person. Since I have not had the opportunity to review all the specific facts and any supporting or explanatory documents in this matter, this general opinion should not be relied upon in your specific case. This communication is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship with any specific person and should not be construed to create an attorney-client relationship by any individual.
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