Superior Court Decision Highlights Limits on Special an …

February 3rd, 2016

One of the frequently asked questions when parents separate is how much child support will I have to pay? While the amount of base child support is determined by reference to the Child Support Guidelines tables, there are amounts above and beyond base child support that can be payable, known as ‘special and extraordinary expenses.’ […]

Do I need to pay all special or extraordinary expenses?

December 19th, 2014

Toronto family law lawyer Sarah Falzon was recently asked the following question: “Generally, if the child was involved in the activity prior to separation, then you’ll likely need to continue to pay for it after separation. Does this mean year after year or just for the lessons for the year of separation?” When paying child […]

Shared Custody and Child Support

June 23rd, 2014

John Schuman, Toronto Family Law lawyer at Devry Smith Frank LLP, was asked this question just recently: “I am about to change to an equal split of time in a shared custody arrangement. I understand that the child support will be reduced to my ex’s minus mine from the table, leaving only about $130 in […]

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