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Moving with Children Post Divorce – Keeping v Keeping, 2021 ABQB 892

In a recent decision out of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, Keeping v Keeping, 2021 ABQB 892, an #applicant father brought an emergency application for the return of the #child after the mother relocated with the child to the Maritimes. The parties were #divorced in 2018 and there was one child from the #marriage. The Divorce Judgment specified that the…

Reduced Income & Child Support – Hatt v Heather, 2021 ABQB 878

An important decision out of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, Hatt v Heather, 2021 ABQB 878, wherein the payor parent sought a retroactive reduction to on-going section 3 and section 7 child support payments due to his reduced income. Lema J considered relevant case law concluding that a variation of income of less…

Binding Support Payments to a Payor’s Estate: Blacklock v Tkacz, 2021 ONCA 630

Short and sweet, but still a good one for your #precedent bank – Blacklock v Tkacz, 2021 ONCA 630. The #appellant mother sought retroactive #childsupport against the #deceased father’s estate. Though a #Divorce#Judgment was granted, directing the #father to pay section 3 child support of $20 per week for the parties 2 #children, the Judgment did not specify that those payments would be binding on the father’s #estate . The #Court dismissed…