What is the difference between an application to cancel or reduce arrears accrued pursuant to a support order?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Hamilton v. Hamilton, 2006 BCSC 1074 (CanLII):

An application to cancel arrears accrued pursuant to a support order is an application to vary within the meaning of s. 17: Whyte v. Whyte (2002), 31 R.F.L. (5th) 199, 2002 BCCA 433 at para. 49. An application to cancel or reduce arrears is actually an application for retroactive variation of a support order.

Other Questions


What is the test for cancelling child support arrears that have accrued pursuant to a February 2, 1994 order? (British Columbia, Canada)
Does the consent order of 1981 consent order on spousal support issue order apply to a nominal support order? (British Columbia, Canada)
What is the test for cancelling child support arrears that have accrued pursuant to the November 13, 1996 order? (British Columbia, Canada)
What is the test for a judge to order a child support order where the payor's past performance and history of arrears with respect to child support? (British Columbia, Canada)
How has the court dealt with an application to cancel or reduce child support arrears? (British Columbia, Canada)
What is the difference between an application to vary the order granting custody of the children to the mother and an application by the father seeking to change the order? (British Columbia, Canada)
What is the test for reducing or cancelling child support arrears? (British Columbia, Canada)
Do new responsibilities including a new family constitute grounds to support an application to cancel arrears? (British Columbia, Canada)
How has the court considered reducing spousal support when determining whether to reduce support for the new family? (British Columbia, Canada)
What is the test for cancelling or reducing a person's income support arrears? (British Columbia, Canada)
X



Whitelogo nobg 300dpi sm


"The most advanced legal research software ever built."


Trusted by top litigators from across North America.