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As a couple with children, you may have questions regarding child support after separation. What is child support, who pays it and how much has to be paid are often the first questions that we get asked.


As a parent you have a financial responsibility toward your child which is determined by the use of form and guidelines as set out by the Federal and Provincial governments. Our family lawyers will go over these principles with you to determine the appropriate amount of child support payable.


Various factors may impact the amount to be paid, such as income, the number of children and residence of the payor. Generally, the main area of contention when establishing child support is determining the exact income of the parties to be used in order to calculate the payment to be made.

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