Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat about Children from other relationships?Children from other relationships that one of the parties are financially responsible for are also considered when dealing with children of this relationship.
Dependent Children and Maintenance
NOTE: Children may continue to be 'dependent children' and receive child support even if the child is over the age of majority, for example, in circumstances where the person is unmarried and financially dependent on the parents due to attending post-secondary education, illness or disability.
Yearly amount = $0.00
Additional Child Care Costs
Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat are additional child care costs?Additional Child Care Costs are monies paid in addition to the base amount of Child Support, and are paid either 'monthly' or 'periodically on an as needed basis' for any children. The amount to be paid is usually calculated as a percentage of the total amount required.
Post Secondary Education
Typically child support continues until a child has completed their first post-secondary degree. Whether or not a child currently plans to go to college, the parties should agree upon the age where they expect child support payments will end.