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Child Support

Child Support

This fact sheet provides general information about child support under the Divorce Act. Includes information about calculating child support, the difference between Federal Guidelines and provincial guidelines, and paying & ending child support.

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Canada Department of Justice
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last reviewed
August 2021 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.

Also available in:

French (web)
French (PDF)

resource type
child support, calculating child support
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