In the middle of divorce. I should have my absolute on 5th july. The finances however are taking there time my husband ( im divorcing him) is self employed i have his true earnings in photos i know he wont give his true earnings as he doesnt to the taxman can these photos be used as evidence as he has told everyone i dont deserve a penny even though everything was in his name i helped to run his business. We were married 8 yrs
Province/Country relating to question : uk
i am in touch with a solicitor. but he seems reluctant to use information
Where one of the parties is self employed the divorce courts are aware that that person can try to hide their true income. They will accept evidence that the person's income is higher. This can be done from evidence such as photographs and evidence of lifestyle. So if he is saying he is potless but he drives an expensive car and has 3 holidays a year it is pretty obvious he is not telling the truth.The courts do not like being lied to and they can punish him for lying by presuming a very high income and making an order accordingly.To answer your question compiling evidence that hhis income is higher that he will state is worthwhile
I hope this helps and best wishes
BA Hons degree Law , Solicitors finals, 20 years experience, trained family law mediator.
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