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Mar 15, 2017

Spousal Support – Is there a clear answer on How to divide Net Disposable income? Should 50/50 NDI be the norm?


From JP Boyd on Family Law: the blog by Collaborative Divorce Vancouver:

Each time I review the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines Revised Users Guide (“RUG”) online, found here: SSAG RUG it is clear to me why the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines (SSAG) were written in the first place.  Prior to the SSAG, there had been decades of conflicting and unsatisfactory court outcomes when it came to spousal support applications.  The SSAG were written as a response to years of complaints from lawyers, judges and the general public, who pointed out that there were no rules to follow, and therefore there was very little consistency in spousal support awards. 

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