McCormick v. McCormick
In McCormick v. McCormick, 159 Vt. 472, 621 A.2d 238, 240 (Vt. 1993), the Vermont Supreme Court upheld a trial court's decision to impute income to a father on the basis of the father's expenses. There, the trial court stated that "there is a significant discrepancy between the amount of income claimed by the father and his total expenses." McCormick v. McCormick, supra, 240.
Further, the trial court found that the father's testimony regarding his income was not credible. Id. The Vermont Supreme Court held that "because the father's evidence was not credible, we find no error in . . . the court's decision to apply income imputation based on expenses." Id.