- The Ontario family law case that made national news
Justice Pazaratz from Hamilton Unified Family Court made headline news in his judgement for Jackson v Mayerle (2016 ONSC 1556) because the Parties were parents of moderate means who squandered half a million dollars on a 36-day custody battle.
- What is interim support and when are you entitled to it? What is the difference between compensatory and non-compensatory support?
Litigation can take years (depending upon the jurisdiction, level of financial disclosure required, ie. business or pension valuations, etc.) from the date of the Application to actually getting to trial. In the meantime, the Party making less money may be entitled to interim support.
The case of Knowles v. Lindstrom (2015 ONSC 1408) provides the parameters for determining interim support.