Child Support

Child Support – Expense Set Off

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has allowed a father to set off his child’s allowance, cell phone and car payments against his child support obligation to his former wife.

The total set off allowed against the wfe’s claim for retroactive child support amounted to $10,000.00

The court’s decision in Swiderski v. Dussault will be posted at

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the Founder & Senior Partner of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers.