Do you need help with understanding child support guidelines?

Blog Monthly Archives: March 2017

Do you need help with understanding child support guidelines?

Contention often exists between separated or divorced parents in Ontario. To make it easier for parents, Federal Child Support Guidelines became effective in 1997. However, in the 20 years since then, not much has changed because many couples fail to reach agreement on issues that play roles in the determination of child support. The presence […]
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Child support — how much does it cost to raise a child in Canada

Campaign 2000 is a national coalition that aims to work toward ending and preventing child poverty countrywide. In a recent report, the coalition stated that no official estimates exist in Ontario — in fact, no such figures are available in the entire country — that actually tells how much it costs to raise a child. […]
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Family law: How and when can spousal support payments be stopped?

Spousal support is awarded in some Ontario divorces. How long payments will continue depends on the details of the situation. Family law has some general rules about spousal support. In some cases, court orders or separation agreements will specify an end date such as the time of the recipient’s remarriage, or upon the death of […]
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Property division and other divorce issues should not be rushed

Ontario residents who are considering divorce might feel that getting it finished as quickly as possible will limit the trauma and stress that typically go hand in hand with ending a marriage. However, rushing the process may have the opposite effect, because important issues may be left unaddressed that might be more difficult to resolve […]
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