In BC, child support remains payable for any child under the age of 19 so long as they have not withdrawn from the charge of their parents, and it can remain payable for children over the age of 19 who are unable to withdraw from the charge of their parents. A child might be unable […]
Child support is a right of the child(ren), and as such, it cannot be waived by a parent. There is no absolute requirement that a parent ask for child support, but they cannot waive the right to seek it in the future.
a. You are not required to put your children into a dangerous situation just because there is an agreement or court order, however, if you do make a decision to deny the other parent his/her parenting time on that basis, you should be prepared for the other parent to apply to the courts for his/her […]
a. The Family Law Act provides that a parents in such circumstances provide the other parent with 60 days’ notice of their intended move, and the other parent will have 30 days to bring an application to the court to prevent that move. b. If the move is opposed, several factors will be relevant to […]
Parenting time and child support are distinct issues and should not be combined. It is not OK to cut off child support because you are being denied parenting time, and it is not OK to cut off the other party’s parenting time because s/he hasn’t paid his/her child support.