Are Legal Fees Tax Deductible?
Legal fees are tax-deductible in certain situations. Legal fees are tax-deductible in matters where a party is pursuing child support and/or spousal support. Matters dealing with the custody of children, divorce, and/or equalization are not tax-deductible unless, in the same Court action, child and/or spousal support is dealt with. These legal fees are tax-deductible to the spouse who will be receiving the payments, but not to the spouse making the payments.