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'Affirmation note' leads B.C. court to impute considerable income to wife

Friday, September 15, 2017 @ 9:37 AM | By Leena Yousefi

Imputation of income to women is an increasingly important and sometimes contentious issue in family law. Women’s equality rights are a positive and growing phenomenon and so are the expectations of women having equal rights. Long gone are the days when women were expected to be less educated, work less and bear the responsibility of children, at least after separation.

With the ever-increasing movement toward equal custody for mothers and fathers, there is also a growing expectation that women will work and earn an income that...