Spousal Support

Spousal support, alimony, and maintenance.

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How to Choose the Right Family Law Lawyer

How to Choose the Right Family Law Lawyer When it comes to family law matters, choosing the right lawyer is crucial. A good lawyer can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. However, with so many lawyers out there, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Here are some tips …

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High-Income High-Asset Spousal Support

In Rochon v. Rochon, 2018 BCSC 1899, the BC Supreme Court denied a spousal support claim by a wife where there was not a compensatory support claim and where following the division of family property the wife would have sufficient assets to meet her needs, avoid economic hardship and to pay her needs.  Before trial the wife …

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Imputed Income

What is the right support amount when a spouse is unemployed or not earning their full potential.  Often, claims are made that a parent or spouse quit their job to reduce their support payable or to increase the support they receive. The Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines and the Federal Child Support Guidelines both allow the court to add income …

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