What is the test for determining the reasonableness of a spouse's expense when they are separated?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from J.D. v. Y.P., 2015 BCSC 321 (CanLII):

It is necessary for the recipient spouse to submit evidence of the entire financial picture of the parties so that the court can determine the reasonableness of the expense: Scott v. Scott, 2000 BCSC 844 at para. 14.

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