September 2014 | 895 P.2d 1265, 21 Kan.App.2d 73 (Kan.App. 1995)

In re Marriage of Lewallen (Kansas 1995)

For the purposes of the Kansas Child Support Guidelines, a farmer is a self-employed person whose domestic gross income is that person’s gross income less those actual expenditures reasonably necessary for the production of income. In determining child support obligations under the Kansas Child Support Guidelines, the taxable income shown in a tax return is not always a reliable indication of domestic gross income. In determining domestic gross income of a farmer under the Kansas Child Support Guidelines, a total disregard of depreciation in farming operations is an abuse of discretion by a court.

In re Marriage of Lewallen.pdf

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