How Child Support Is Determined And Who Must Pay

June 12, 2010 by  
Category: General

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Typically a child lives primarily with one of the parents, and provided that the access parent does not have the child with him or her at least 40% of the time, then that access parent becomes the payor and he or she will pay child support pursuant to the Child Support Guidelines. The Child Support […]

Under What Circumstances The Amount Of Child Support Can Change

February 5, 2010 by  
Category: General

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The payor parent has an obligation to pay child support based upon his/her income, so generally, if the payor parent’s income increases then he/she will have to pay more in child support, and if his/her income decreases, they pay less. However, a payor cannot simply stop working or begin working less with the expectation that […]

Child Support And Spousal Support Enforcement

October 15, 2008 by  
Category: Divorce

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The Family Responsibility Office (FRO) enforces child support and spousal support orders. That means that the payer remits it to the FRO, and the FRO remits it to the payee. So, if the mother is supposed to receive $1000 a month from the father, the money is actually flowing from dad’s employer directly to the […]

Child Support Changes Or Withdrawal

September 25, 2008 by  
Category: Divorce

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Withdrawal of child support occurs when the child ceases to be a child of the marriage. Under the Divorce Act, that can occur when the child is working full time, is 18 years or older, and is not in school anymore. Also, when the child decides to change residence and goes to the mother’s residence […]

How The Amount Of Child Support Is Determined

September 24, 2008 by  
Category: Child Custody, Divorce

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The amount of child support is easy to determine. There are Federal support guidelines and Ontario support guidelines and they both have identical numbers. First we determine what the payer’s income is and then the number of children that the payer has to pay for in terms of child support. Then, you look at the […]

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