Does the court's primary concern on an application for interim spousal support concern is with the applicant's need and the respondent's ability to pay?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Montgomery v. Montgomery, 2001 BCSC 516 (CanLII):

Neither counsel takes issue with the proposition that, on an application for interim spousal support, the court’s primary concern is with the applicant’s need and the respondent’s ability to pay. (Dainard v. Dainard, [1999] B.C.J. No.2740 (B.C.S.C.)(Master)).

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