When a married couple divorces a spouse may be entitled to spousal support. Spousal support is governed by the Divorce Act, a federal statute that applies across Canada. Under the Divorce Act a spouse may be entitled to spousal support in certain circumstances. In determining if one spouse is entitled to spousal support the court will look to several factors.
If you are seeking spousal support or if you have an application for spousal support made against you, it is important that you consult with a legal representative to ensure that you receive or pay a fair amount in support. At G Law Group we will assist you in ensure any support payments are equitable and fair.