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- Unemployment Does Not Exempt A Parent From Paying Child Support
A parent’s obligations to pay child support do not cease simply due to a period of unemployment. While an application to vary the amount of support payable due to a reduction in income may be sought, unemployment does not automatically mean that a parent should provide less financial support to thei … Read more »
- Can the Impact of Inflation Justify a Variation in Spousal Support?
In recent months, inflation has been a prevalent topic of conversation. Inflation comes with increased expenses resulting in a higher cost of living for many. When a person is the recipient of spousal support payments, inflation may amount to a financial loss as the purchasing power of such payments … Read more »
- Take Care to Ensure Your Family Law Claim is Not Barred by a Limitation Period
Limitation periods prescribe the amount of time a party has to pursue a claim. If a claim is commenced beyond the expiration of a limitation period, it may be barred. In the family law context, limitation periods set out the timelines for a spouse making property claims. While courts do have the dis … Read more »
- Does Re-Partnering Impact Spousal Support Awards?
The re-partnering of a spouse following separation or divorce can impact an existing spousal support order. If a new partner is helping provide for the recipient spouse’s financial needs, there may be grounds for revisiting the entitlement to support and adjusting the quantum or duration of support. … Read more »
- Can You Obtain Disclosure from Third Parties in Matrimonial Litigation?
Financial disclosure is a pivotal obligation in family law matters. Proper disclosure provides a foundation for the parties to resolve financial issues, while a failure to disclose causes delay and impedes the resolution of issues. Third parties may also be subject to disclosure obligations as legis … Read more »