Recent case: When to impute income

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Lavie v. Lavie, 2018 ONCA 10: The appellant father appealed a 2015 trial decision, raising more than 20 grounds, including the trial judge’s imputation of income to him but not to the respondent mother. The parties began living together in 1998, married in 2000 and separated in 2009. They have two teenage children. Following separation,…

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What is imputing income?

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From time to time, the court will impute income in a child support case. This means the judge finds that the amount of income the parent who is paying support is claiming is not a fair reflection of what they could be earning and, to address this, assigns an income to the payer, whether or…

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