Does a father have to prove that his reasonable health needs prevent him from working to his capacity?

Nova Scotia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Parsons v. Parsons, 2012 NSSC 239 (CanLII):

In MacDonald v. Pink, 2011 NSSC 421, this court held that a father did not prove that his reasonable health needs prevented him from working to his capacity in the absence of credible medical evidence.

In McKinnon v. Serroul 2011 NSSC 386, MacLellan J. imputed income to a father where he failed to produce medical evidence to support his contention that he was unable to work because of health problems.

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