Enforcing Orders and Agreements for Support

This script explains the enforcement of court orders and separation agreements that require spousal or child support to be paid. The reference to “spouse” on this script applies whether you are separated or divorced, so it includes a husband or wife and an ex-husband or ex-wife.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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May 2017 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.
resource type
support order, enforcement of support, separation agreement, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP), garnishment, attachment, child support, spousal support, Dial-A-Law
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