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SPOUSAL SUPPORT - Variation or termination of obligation - Changed circumstances - Practice and procedure - General principles - Legislation

Thursday, January 04, 2018 @ 8:33 AM  

Appeal by husband from a Supreme Court order regarding spousal support. The parties separated in 2002 after a 22-year union. The parties were teachers and had two adult children. In 2007, the parties entered into a consent divorce order. Pursuant to the order, the husband was required to pay the wife indefinite spousal support and each party received a half interest in benefits payable under the other party’s pension plan. The wife did not take her entitlement to the husband’s pension in a lump sum, but...