In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Canada in Michel v. Graydon, 2020 SCC 24, unanimously decided that Mr. Graydon was obligated to pay a lump sum of retroactive child support in the amount of $23,000 for [...read full post]
Categorized: Case Analysis, Child Support.
Tags: Adult Child, Child Support, Retroactive, SCC, Supreme Court of Canada.
How do you respond to a non-disclosing party?
In November 2009, we posted an article on what you can do when the other side won’t give you the documents you need to determine their income. In that article, we referred [...read full post]
Categorized: Agreements, British Columbia, Child Support, Contracts, Costs, Division of Property, Property Division, Vancouver.
Through no fault of your own, you have been laid off, or your income has been lowered because of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis. This is a confusing and stressful time: what effect does this have on your legal obligation to [...read full post]
Categorized: Child Support, COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Spousal Support.
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: Child Support, Spousal Support.
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.