Section 7 Expenses

Section 7 Expenses

Section 7 of the Federal Child Support Guidelines (Guidelines) specifically addresses those “special or extraordinary expenses” which the basic monthly child support or table amount does not include.  Section 7 outlines the categories of special or extraordinary expenses which include: child care expenses incurred as a result of the custodial parent’s employment, illness, disability or […]

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Child Support

Child support refers to a child’s right to be financially supported by the non-custodial parent. This financial support is generally paid on a monthly basis. The amount of child support a payor parent is obligated to pay is often referred to as the ‘table amount’ as this number is derived from a table of calculations set out in the Federal […]

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Child Support Guidelines

What are the Child Support Guidelines?

The Federal Child Support Guidelines contain an easy to use table for each province and territory to determine how much child support needs to be paid from one parent to the other. The set-formula: The table uses a set formula which considers: The number of children that child support should be paid for, and The […]

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Child Support for You and Your Child

A divorce or separation, although only a split between spouses, can sometimes feel to children as if they too are being split from a family unit. To ease the transition for your family during this difficult time, we hope to simplify a few things for you, and arm you with some tools to navigate child […]

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