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Shared parenting and the framework for determining child support

Wednesday, August 08, 2018 @ 10:52 AM | By Poroshad Mahdi

Few things are ever simple or clear cut in family law. This is not surprising given that family law addresses the most intimate conflicts of our lives.

The Child Support Guidelines were enacted in 1997, for the purpose of resolving debate over the quantum of child support. In this way, all parties usually had to do was look up the Child Support Guidelines and determine quantum of child support owing based on the payor’s income and the number of children.

So, this means that child support...