Can a court impute income to a father who failed to provide medical evidence indicating that his health was compromised by health concerns?

Nova Scotia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Ferguson v. Ferguson, 2014 NSSC 350 (CanLII):

In Parsons v. Parsons, 2012 NSSC 239 (S.C.) this court imputed income to a father who failed to provide medical evidence to establish that his income earning capacity was compromised by health concerns. There was no meaningful evidence linking the father’s health needs to a reduced ability to work.

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