Sometimes when parties separate, it is amicable, and both parties are civil and even friendly with each other allowing for seamless decision-making. Other times, after a separation, the last thing that either party wants to do is see the other [...read full post]
What is a Spousal Waiver (Form 2)?
A Form 2, once signed and filed with the pension provider, authorizes the pension provider to stop payments to a plan member’s spouse after a plan member dies. The Pension Benefits Standards Act [...read full post]
Categorized: Pensions, Property Division.
The short answer is, YES, but it is case specific and may not be the amount recommended by the Federal Spousal Support Guidelines.
The leading case in BC that addresses this issue is Chutter v. Chutter, 2008 BCCA 507 [...read full post]
Categorized: Case Analysis, Maintenance, Property Division, Spousal Support.