Spousal Support

The issue of spousal support may be a significant aspect of any separation or divorce.  Spousal support is often misunderstood.  The Supreme Court of Canada has proposed two models of spousal support that are often referred to by our courts. 

The first model is referred to as ‘compensatory support’, which is largely premised on the notion that the financial cost of one spouse’s lost economic opportunity as a result of remaining at home to raise children should be borne equally by the spouses upon marriage breakdown. 

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