Date: Sep 21, 2016
Title: Income Disclosure for Child Support Purposes
Income Disclosure for Child Support Purposes
(Produced by Justice Canada)
Both parents have a legal obligation to support their children financially after separation or divorce. Children have a legal right to that support.
Under the Federal Child Support Guidelines (Federal Guidelines) parents need to provide complete and up-to-date income information to ensure a fair amount of support.
This Fact Sheet provides general information about:
• who needs to provide income information and when they need to provide it;
• what income information they need to provide; and
• what happens when the information is not provided
to view the entire fact sheet on PLEIS-NB’s Family Law NB