In what circumstances will child support be deducted from income for purposes of calculating child support when a spouse loses a property loss?

Alberta, Canada


The following excerpt is from Botha v. Botha, 2000 ABQB 870 (CanLII):

In Merritt v. Merritt [1999] O.J. No. 1732 (Sup.Ct.J.) the loss was an investment in the past and did not involve future payments. Therefore, the loss was not allowed as a deduction from income for child support purposes.

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