Knowledge Base: Child Custody & Support

are gifts considered income for support purposes family law toronto

What Would Santa Say? Are Gifts Considered Income for Support Purposes?

It’s the season for gift-giving, but as we’ve demonstrated in a recent article about paying for presents as a co-parent,  gifts can be a source of contention if you’re separated or divorced.  And […]

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Co-Parenting Through The Holidays: Who Pays For The Kids’ Gifts

The holidays are fast approaching, and parents who still need to buy gifts for their children may be feeling more than a little bit stressed out. For separated and divorced parents, this stress […]

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Can I Stop My Ex From Taking Our Child To Church On Christmas?

It is normal for contentious issues to arise between even the closest married parents, and some of those issues can be amplified for parents that are divorced or are in the process of […]

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Ho-Ho-Holiday Parenting Schedules

As the holiday season approaches, separated and divorced parents may anticipate its arrival – not so much with the usual happy anticipation – but rather with concern and uncertainty. That’s because the holidays […]

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Co-Parenting And Back-To-School Expenses: Who Pays For What?

The new school year is fast approaching, and there may be a lot of “firsts” for some divorced parents to figure out, especially if their child is just beginning their academic career or […]

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Section 7 Expenses: Some Specifics

We’ve written before about child support in Ontario, and the obligation for every parent to financially support their children. And while parents usually have a general idea about how child support is calculated, […]

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