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Are Veteran’s Affairs Pensions considered Income for Child and Spousal Support?

Written by: Henderson Heinrichs LLP (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: November 2, 2016

The question of whether Veteran’s Affairs pensions and Veteran’s Affairs disability pensions received by military personnel for their injuries or disabilities suffered in the line of duty should be characterized as income for child and spousal support claims appears to [...read full post]

Categorized: Alberta, British Columbia, Case Analysis, Child Support, Income, Spousal Support.

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Spousal Support Means, Needs, and Circumstances Considerations

Written by: Kevin Heinrichs (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: May 31, 2016

The recent decision of Bhatnagar v Bhatnagar, 2016 ONSC 3054 (CanLII) excellently summarizes spousal support entitlement, quantum, and award basics, while also highlighting retroactive support considerations and the meaning of self-sufficiency in a long marriage.

Spousal misconduct & self

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Categorized: Case Analysis, Divorce, Ontario, Spousal Support.

In February of 2006, the Ministry of Attorney General began a review the Family Relations Act (“FRA”) with an aim to modernize family law in British Columbia. After years of consultation and review, the Family Law Act (“FLA”) was passed [...read full post]

Categorized: Agreements, Child Support, Custody and Access, Legislation Analysis, Spousal Support.