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Spousal Support Guidelines

The widely anticipated Spousal Support Guidelines were released in July 2008 by the federal government. I will discuss some background, the actual formulas and my preliminary views of these Guidelines. The full text can be found on the Department of Justice’s...

Child Support Guidelines

The Guidelines The Guidelines are a set of tables and a set of rules that prescribe the amount of child support a non-custodial parent should pay to the custodial parent. Tables set forth a specific amount of support depending on the income of the non-custodial parent...

Determining Support

Determining the support issue is often the most difficult issue in a matrimonial dispute.  The law has evolved as governments have made major changes to support laws by introducing guidelines both for child and spousal support. Judges are also giving modern day...