Child support explained

Child support explained

The topic of child support may create a lot of debate between parents, especially during a separation or divorce. However, laws exist to keep child(ren) safe and financially supported. What is Child Support? When there are child(ren) of the relationship and the...
What is child support?

What is child support?

  Child support is money paid by one parent to the other parent to help cover the basic costs associated with caring for their child(ren). Usually, child support is paid by the parent with whom the child(ren) spend less time; however, even if the child(ren)...
Parenting Arrangements

Parenting Arrangements

  Children can be the fallout from a divorce or split between parents.  In the Children’s Law Reform Act, the Family Law Act, and other Ontario laws, there are some guidelines that will make the transition easier. Custody can be joint or sole.  Custody includes...
How Long Does Child Support Last?

How Long Does Child Support Last?

  There are no hard and fast rules about when child support payments may end.  Ontario is governed by the Family Law Act that says parents have the obligation to support minor, unmarried children who are full-time students.  This Act is supported by the Divorce...