Category Archives: Spousal Support
Two Formulas For Determining Spousal Support In Ontario
Spousal support is often the center of disputes in a Canadian divorce, with each party making their arguments about whether it is appropriate, the amount, duration, and other details. As a starting off point for determining the issue, a judge will refer to the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines established by the Government of Canada…. Read More »
Answers To FAQs About The Rule Of 65 And Ontario Spousal Support Laws
There is no guarantee of spousal support in an Ontario divorce case, which is perhaps why it is one of the most hotly disputed topics that arises during the proceedings. The concept of alimony is based upon balancing the financial disparities between the parties, so that one is not disadvantaged after the case concludes…. Read More »
Do I Need To Go To Court To Get Spousal Support In Ontario?
It may not be the answer you expect or want to hear, but maybe you will need to go to court to obtain spousal support in a divorce case. There is nothing automatic or guaranteed in this area, contrary to popular myths about the wife always receiving support or a party getting support after… Read More »
Spousal Support In Ontario: Answers To Common Questions
When the marital relationship has broken down to the point that spouses are ending it, there is a good chance that some disputes will carry over to the financial aspects of Ontario divorce. This is certainly true of spousal support, also known as alimony or spousal maintenance. The Divorce Act allows the court to… Read More »
The Recent Case Addressing Your Ability to Reduce Your Spousal Support Obligation Later On
If you have been the primary financial source in your marriage and you are facing a tough divorce, it may be tempting to sign an agreement without considering how it might be disproportionately unfavorable to you. You may want to be finished with your spouse and this might seem like the simplest way to… Read More »
How is Spousal Support Determined?
Spousal support is one of the most important aspects of a divorce. It is a type of payment that is made by the higher income spouse to the lower income spouse to assist them to become self-sufficient. Spousal support may be paid after the separation and in the case of married spouses after divorce. … Read More »