Q: In a personal liabilities and damages law suit are back tax records required to be given to defendant
A: An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. If you have an attorney, this is something they should really advise on. In general, the relevance of the request could depend on the nature of your claim. Are you claiming lost wages? Are you self-employed - if not, many carriers will consider pay stubs. If you're self-employed, and are claiming lost income or revenues, the request could possibly be relevant. Is the request in relation to an injury, disability, or pain and suffering aspect of the claim? Medical records should suffice. I would ask why tax records are needed if these three items are the basis of the request. These are only some general considerations. There could be more to your claim than meets the eye, as your post is very brief. Good luck
A: Addendum - correction - A minute ago, I said that tax records should not be relevant if the basis of the claim is injury, disability, or pain and suffering. I apologize - if the claim is for disability, it is possible that tax records could be relevant, as evidence of a drop in income or revenues. Again, this is all case-specific. Good luck
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