A decision about child custody, access and support involves the parents – and if necessary, the courts – reaching a delicate balance between the interests of the child on the one hand, and […]
In Ontario, all parents have an obligation under the Family Law Act to support their children, and this includes paying for the child’s education if they are enrolled in school full-time. When parents […]
As most people are aware, in Ontario parents are legally obliged to provide financial support their biological children up to the age of majority (and – depending on the circumstances – sometimes beyond). […]
In Ontario, the Family Law Act imposes an obligation on all parents to fund their child’s education as long as they are minors and “enrolled in a full-time program of education.” This obligation […]
In making a determination for child custody purposes as to which of two parents should be considered the “primary” parent during the marriage, a court will look at a large number of factors […]
The obligation exists regardless of the state of the relationship between the parents. When the parents are living together, the expenses relating to child care and upbringing are normally shared either formally or informally, within the family unit.