In what circumstances will a court interpret a clause in a child support agreement to the benefit of the child?

Alberta, Canada


The following excerpt is from King v. King, 2005 ABQB 912 (CanLII):

In support of this ruling Seaborn J. referred to MacMillan v. Layden [2002] N.J. No. 256 where Fowler J. said: (para 23) Where there is ambiguity or uncertainty in a clause or a term in an agreement concerning child support and where both parties have had legal advice, I am of the opinion that the clause should be interpreted to the benefit of the child.

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