Just as with interrogatories, Requests for Production will vary based upon your specific situation. During the course of a divorce, an area that is often associated with these requests is information about their income. Some of the requests may be common, while others may be specific to your matter.
Example Requests for Production of Documents
The following are examples of some documents that you may be requested and required to produce when seeking information about your income and finances during a divorce.
1. Copies of your federal and state income tax returns and any communications regarding your tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service or state tax department for the three most recent tax years, including all supporting schedules, along with Forms W-2 and W-4 for corresponding years.
2. Copies of the federal income tax returns of any corporation or partnership in which you have a financial interest exceeding 10% for the three most recent tax years.
3. Copies of any gift and sales tax returns filed by you or any corporation or partnership in which you have a financial interest exceeding 10% for the three most recent tax years.
4. Copies of any patents and copyrights held by you or held by any corporation or partnership in which you have a financial interest exceeding 10%.
5. Copies of the balance sheets and profit and loss statements of any corporation in which you have more than a 10% financial interest for the three most recent fiscal years.
6. Copies of all canceled checks and statements concerning checking accounts held in your name, singly or jointly, for the three most recent calendar years and the present calendar year to date.
Travel records, including itineraries, tickets, bills, and receipts for the last three years.