How is child support determined?

Basically, child support is determined based on two factors: the needs of the child and the resources of each parent. Notwithstanding, there are several statutes: the Divorce act, the Paternity act, the Family support act and the Emancipation of Minors act, each of which could be considered in the final arrangement made for child support.

Related article: Are step – parents required to provide child support?

 

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