Cana judge order that a non-custodial spouse provide their income tax return to their ex-spouse on an annual basis?

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Cana judge order that a non-custodial spouse provide their income tax return to their ex-spouse on an annual basis?

A judge has issued a divorce judgement requiring the non-custodial spouse to provide his W2 to the custodial spouse every year. Is this something that can be challenged?

Asked on January 25, 2011 under Family Law, Illinois

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

I know that it seems as if this is an invasion of some privacy issue that involves you but take my word for it that the language that the judge has included in the order is pretty standard these days in all agreements between parties and orders of the court.  In agreements made between parties the attorneys will make sure that the parties sit down to reevaluate the support issue to determine if there has been a change in income of both parties to necessitate a change in support for the children.  This is generally done around tax time (April 15th).  So you can balk but I would ask your lawyer about it first. 


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