Alimony and Tax Return

Alimony and Tax Return

Alimony is an economic emolument, consisting of a sum of money paid to the weaker spouse (financially weaker) or in the form of financial support for children. Generally speaking, the amount is generally determined by the court, so it is natural to ask whether the alimony should be indicated in the tax return or not.To […]

Alimony payment increased if the spouse has a high annual income

Italian Supreme Court confirmed the existence of the wife’s right to maintain the standard of living enjoyed when she used to live with her partner. By judgement no. 9294/2018 the Court has confirmed the appeal outcome recognising spouses separation together with alimony and the assignment of the family house.  The husband had challenged the Court […]

Divorce: if the spouse does not pay alimony

Art. 570 bis of the Italian Criminal Code takes into consideration the violations of duties regarding family care. In particular, article 570 bis provides that in case of unjustified non-payment of alimony, the non-paying spouse will be sanctioned with a fine between €103,00 and €1032,00 or with the imprisonment for up to 1 year. Article 570-bis constitutes one of […]

Alimony vs Divorce Allowance

The divorce allowance is the potential obligation of one of the spouses to pay the other one a sum of money, either periodically or in a lump sum, determined by the Court on the basis of legal criteria, as a legal consequence of the divorce. The legislation of divorce is set forth by Law no. […]

Protests against the bill Pillon

The legislative proposal on shared custody of children in separated couples is called “DDL Pillon” and it is inspired by the principle of “perfect double-parenthood” and wants to replace the previous law on joint custody (Law no. 54/2006). The text, widely discussed and debated, cancels the alimony, provides for double domicile of the child and […]