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MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Child support - Calculation or attribution of income - Spousal support - Considerations - Agreement - Circumstances where order refused

Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 8:40 AM  

Appeal by the wife from denial of spousal support and imputation of income. The parties married in 2003 and separated in 2013. They had two children. In 1997, prior to their marriage, the parties signed a cohabitation agreement in which the wife released her claim to spousal support. The husband had experienced a prior acrimonious separation and sought to avoid a similar situation. He presented the wife with the agreement and she declined to obtain independent legal advice, despite an opportunity to do so. Following separation,...