Knowledge Base: Spousal Support

Ask Ron: "Do I Still Owe Support if My Ex is Living With Someone Else?"

A reader of the Blog recently posed the following question: Question: “My Ex is getting spousal support, but is not living in her own apartment full-time. Is there anything I can do? It […]

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When is it Too Late to Ask for Support?

It should go without saying that if you want to solidify your legal rights and entitlements, you have to act quickly.  Canadian law is full of procedural requirements and deadlines. So how long […]

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“Material Change” in Family Law – What You Need to Know

Since we are on the cusp of a change of seasons, it seems appropriate to discuss the concept of change in Family Law – specifically the concept of “material change”, which is a […]

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Deciding on Early Retirement? Don’t Overlook Your Support Obligations

If you are on the brink of deciding whether to retire early, the recent Ontario case called Innes v. Innes is a reminder to make sure you take your spousal support obligations into […]

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Support After Death

Support After Death? Can Your Ex Apply for Support From Your Estate?

In a recent post, I talked about the fact that if you have a spouse from whom you are separated or divorced, you may have an obligation to pay spousal or child support […]

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Paying Support

Do You Have to Keep Paying Support After You Die?

As part of most divorces – and especially in the case of long-term marriages – you may be required to pay support to your former spouse and to any children you had together. […]

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