Usually, the matter of child support is pretty straightforward when it is addressed correctly and efficiently by lawyers who know the ins and outs of this subject. If left alone or handled poorly, child support cases can become complicated and expensive, in both the long term and the short term.
The Child Support Guidelines set up base child support rates in Ontario, but a host of legal issues can impact the amount due and the date of termination. Some of these potential variables include custody arrangements, child contributions, undisclosed income and claims of financial hardship. Of course, these are not the only issues that may arise during child support proceedings. When there are so many circumstances that can affect the outcome of these proceedings, it is best to hire a lawyer who specializes in family law and knows how to make the law work for you and your children.
Our family law lawyers can guide you through the complicated legal issues that surround the matter of child support, with care, sensitivity and tact that is paired with knowledge, professionalism and tenacity.
If you are dealing with a child support issue, we urge you to come speak with one of the family law specialists at Francis Lawyers. Your lawyer will review your case, discuss possible strategies for moving forward with you, and work alongside you to create the best course of action possible.