BC Child Support by MacLean Family Law

BC Child Support

Child support is a fundamental, legal right of every child. At MacLean Law, our child support lawyers work with you to protect this right and ensure a secure, stable financial future for your children following your separation or divorce, as a critical aspect of resolving your family matters. Child support is pertinent to opposite- and same-sex common-law and married families and can be resolved through negotiated or mediated agreement between you and your spouse, or by court order. Your eligibility to pay or receive child support and the recommended amount payable are determined by federal and provincial guidelines as well as specific rules, criteria, and formulas. A multitude of factors come into play when determining child support, as well as a number of time limitations. Some examples of circumstances that impact child support payments include whether one and/or the other of you owns a business, holds substantial capital, investments, or trust interests, or is a professional with a ‘book of business.’ Child support payments can also be affected by the type of child custody or guardianship arrangements you have in place, due to potentially increased childcare costs.

Use this helpful BC child support calculator as a first step towards estimating the payable child support applicable in your family situation. In the meantime, you’ll want to ensure you have the expert advice and astute guidance of MacLean Law’s experienced child support lawyers to help you steer through this very complex, often highly sensitive aspect of your separation or divorce.

Winning Tips for BC Child SupportWe can help you determine what a fair amount of child support in Canada is.


We’ll help you and your family resolve BC child support matters with both financial and emotional peace of mind. Connect now or call us at 1 877 602 9900.


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