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Child Support and Undue Hardship

Written by: Henderson Heinrichs LLP (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: May 18, 2017

Child Support is not optional

Most separating or separated parents are aware that child support is mandatory. Unfortunately, fewer parents are aware of how the court can and should reach a decision regarding how much child support they should pay. [...read full post]

Categorized: Alberta, British Columbia, Child Support, Commentary, Legislation Analysis.
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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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Joseph Broadhurst

Retroactive Child Support: 19 years or 3 years?

Written by: Joseph Broadhurst (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: August 12, 2016

Since the Supreme Court of Canada decision in D.B.S. v. S.R.G. 2006 SCC 37, retroactive child support orders have been made pretty frequently against parents who have not been paying child support in accordance with the Federal Child Support [...read full post]

Categorized: Appeals, Case Analysis, Child Support, Commentary.
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Kevin Heinrichs

Weekly Family Law Roundup #2

Written by: Kevin Heinrichs (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: July 20, 2015

The Honourable Justice Sherr of the Ontario Court of Justice issued a refresher on retroactive child support principles last week in Green v. Monah, 2015 ONCJ 368

 D.B.S. v. S.R.G, 2006 SCC 37, is the leading [...read full post]

Categorized: Case Analysis, Child Support, Family Law, Ontario.
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Weekly Family Law Roundup #1

Written by: Kevin Heinrichs (View All Posts • View Bio) Published: July 14, 2015

On July 7, 2015, the Supreme Court of BC gave judgment on K.T. v. D.C.P., 2015 BCSC 1179, a family case involving two self-represented litigants and, in my view, a clear call for increased funding to Legal Aid BC. The [...read full post]

Categorized: Case Analysis, Child Support, Commentary, Costs, Divorce, Family Court, Procedure.
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