Trial Preparation

What will I need to bring or how do I prepare for a family court Trial if I’m pro se? Our case concerns child support, and timesharing with one parent being a Sole Proprietor. They claim less than minimum wage as their monthly net income, and on their tax return claim revenue of $60k. How do I prove or what do I look for and bring to the court regarding these issues where the taxes and bank statements show this savings and expenditures of $60k?
Thank you in advance

When one party is self-employed, you prove that party’s income by gross receipts minus ordinary and necessary expenses required for self-employment or business operation.

This is shown with that party’s tax returns (corporate and personal), bank statements (corporate and personal), credit card statements, etc.

Anna Ayscue

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