More in ‘Child Support

Child Support: My Ex-Spouse has a New Rich Partner

Allen and Beth were in a committed marriage for five years. During that time they decided to start a family and baby Caroline was born. Unfortunately, the relationship did not work out between Allen and Beth. Although they were on good terms, they decided to get divorced. Despite the divorce, both remain committed to giving […]

Posted on December 21, 2015

Spousal and Child Support: are the kids all right?

Going through a divorce or separation is often a complex and stressful experience, but it shouldn’t end your search for happiness. Some individuals find new love after the end of a relationship, and go on to have children with those new partners. However, trouble may lie ahead if there is an expectation of relief from […]

Posted on August 18, 2015

Tax Rules for Child Support and Spousal Support Payments

Tax season is once again upon us. If you have made or received child or spousal support payments under a court order or written agreement, there are certain tax rules to be aware of when preparing your income tax return. Many family law litigants are aware that spousal support must be claimed as taxable income […]

Posted on March 16, 2015

The BC Budget and child support changes

The Provincial Government released their annual budget on Tuesday February 17. You may ask what this has to do with family law. For the most part not much in the budget is specific to family law, nor for couples who have separated, divorced or are even contemplating a change in their relationship status. However, those […]

Posted on February 23, 2015