Does s. 3(2)(b) of the Child Support Guidelines apply to support for an adult child who has ended her relationship with the parent?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Fanelli v. Valente, 2019 ONSC 5060 (CanLII):

In Nafar-Ross v. Raahemi, 2018 CarswellOnt 7831 (S.C.J.), the court examined the prospect that under s. 3(2)(b), in dealing with a situation where an adult child has effectively ended a relationship with the parent from whom support is sought, that there is added flexibility because the quantum of support may be affected; therefore, it is not an “all or nothing proposition” as would be the case where conduct is considered when dealing with entitlement: paras. 31-33.

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