Courts Agree Reasonable Compensation Is Sound Method for Calculating Spousal Support in S Corp Context

BVLaw
Court Case Digests
July 22, 2014
1521 General Contractors-Single-Family Houses
236115 New Single-Family Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders)
marital dissolution/divorce
bizminer, expert testimony, reasonable compensation, child support, fair market value (FMV), s corporation, alimony, assets, income

Marshall v. Marshall (I)
97 A.3d 1
US
State Court
Connecticut
Appellate Court of Connecticut
John Kramer (plaintiff/husband); John M. Leask II (defendant/wife)
Beach

Summary

Appeals court says parties’ agreement is ambiguous as to whether distributions related to husband’s ownership in S corp. are includable in alimony and child support calculation; on remand, trial court must determine what income parties meant when specifying use of pretax income from employment.

See Also

Marshall v. Marshall (I)

Appeals court says parties’ agreement is ambiguous as to whether distributions related to husband’s ownership in S corp. are includable in alimony and child support calculation; on remand, trial court must determine what income parties meant when specifying use of pretax income from employment.