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Checklist of Expenses

The following list includes expenses to be considered when you are filling out a financial declaration in a divorce action:

  • Home mortgage payments (specify whether the amount includes taxes and insurance)
  • Second mortgage and/or home equity loan
  • Real property insurance
  • Real property taxes
  • Homeowner's association fees
  • Condominium fees
  • Regime fees
  • Routine home maintenance costs
  • Lawn care (including spring/fall cleanup and tree trimming)
  • Snow removal
  • Window cleaning
  • Garbage collection
  • Exterminator costs
  • Periodic major home maintenance costs
  • Painting
  • Roof and sidewalk repairs
  • Appliance repair/replacement
  • Furniture replacement
  • Water softener costs
  • Rent
  • Furniture rental
  • Renter's insurance
  • Maintenance to rented property
  • Food (not restaurant meals) and household supplies
  • Utilities
  • Gas
  • Oil
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Telephone
  • Car
  • Home
  • Dry cleaning
  • Housekeeping/cleaning service (how often?)
  • Clothing
  • Uninsured medical and dental fees (indicate deductible and copayment percentage)
  • Prescription costs
  • Counseling
  • Insurance
  • Life
  • Disability
  • Child care expenses
  • Day-care costs
  • Baby-sitter costs
  • Visitation expenses
  • Long-distance telephone calls
  • Transportation costs
  • Entertainment costs
  • Meal costs
  • Other
  • Support payments required by prior decree
  • School expenses for client and/or children
  • Tuition
  • Books and supplies
  • Transportation
  • Parking
  • Lab fees
  • Activity fees
  • Meal costs
  • Field trips
  • Uniforms
  • Other
  • Entertainment
  • Movies and videotapes
  • Cable television access
  • Concerts and plays
  • Dining out
  • In-home entertaining
  • Tickets to sporting events
  • Participation in sports
  • Children's summer activities (camp, etc.)
  • Children's lessons
  • Dance, music, sports, etc.
  • Religious school
  • Children's allowances
  • Children's tutoring
  • Automobile
  • Gas
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Auto club dues
  • Tolls and parking fees
  • Registration fees
  • Depreciation
  • Installment/lease payments
  • South Carolina property tax
  • Other transportation costs (train pass, bus pass, etc.)
  • Gifts (birthdays, holidays, etc.)
  • Donations
  • Personal donations
  • Donations related to employment
  • Church contributions
  • Installment payments due (name of each creditor, balance owed, payment amount, and due date)
  • Incidentals
  • Grooming/hair care
  • Newspapers, magazines, books
  • Hobbies
  • Tobacco products
  • Batteries
  • Stamps
  • Late payment charges
  • Income tax
  • Interest on charge accounts
  • Pet care
  • Vacations
  • Membership dues
  • Professional
  • Civic
  • Social
  • Fitness
  • Lessons
  • Retirement fund
  • IRA contribution
  • Other
  • Professional services
  • Accounting
  • Tax preparation
  • Legal
  • Other expenses

Contact Us

Phone: 843-377-1700
Fax: 843-377-1709

South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers and Family Law Attorneys
At the Rosen Law Firm, we represent families and individuals in the Charleston area and throughout the state of South Carolina who have issues or problems involving personal injury law, medical malpractice, family law, and other legal practice areas. We are here to help, have been for decades, and still... love what we do. If you would like to learn more about our practice and discuss a specific legal issue with an attorney, call our Charleston / Tri-County Area law office at 843-377-1700 or complete the brief e-mail contact form. Thank you.

Rosen Law Firm, LLC
The Peoples Building
18 Broad Street, Suite 201
Charleston, SC 29401