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MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Child Support - Spousal support - Calculation or attribution of income - Considerations - Ability to pay - Pension

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 @ 10:09 AM  

Appeal by the husband from a 2016 order respecting spousal and child support. The appellant argued that the judge erred in determining his support obligations by taking into account his Veterans Affairs disability pension (VA Pension) and treating it as income. The parties were married in 1998 and separated in 2011. They had a shared parenting arrangement after separation. The appellant worked for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). In addition to his regular income, he received a VA Pension of $1,360 per month since 2006...