Recent cases: Incarceration for non-payment of support

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Two recent cases – one dealing with child support and the other with spousal support – explore the appropriateness of incarcerating a payor who is in considerable arrears. In Ontario (Family Responsibility Office v Arruda, 2014 ONCJ 455, Mr Arruda is almost $200,000 in arrears on his child support payments. FRO sought an order requiring…

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