Child Support

Child support is money paid by one parent to another parent, for the benefit of the child, after the parents' relationship breaks down. This script discusses child support, who has to pay it, how to apply for child support, and how child support is determined.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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January 2015 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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Punjabi (PDF)

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child support, child support guidelines, special or extraordinary expenses, interim order, spouse, Dial-A-Law
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