Articles written by John Syrtash
John Syrtash, BA (Hon), LL.B answers pressing questions on Family Law.

Pursue child support
Pursuing additional child support
Defending a support claim
If she's paying, she may own part of the house
Don’t let him slip through the payment net
Still likely stuck with payments
Forcing support payment
Is he Dependant or not?
Ensuring Spousal Support is Tax Deductible
Are you on the hook for retroactive child support?
Courts don't always enforce support guidelines.
Sorry, but you can’t recoup your fatherly support
Hockey: a special expense?
Courts look at ability to pay for activities
Child support obligations after my child turns 18
A legal threat may do the trick: How to enforce support
Getting a Quick Divorce When you have Children but Don't want a Child Support Order
Do you know their needs?
Adultery & Spousal Support: Do Gifts from Third Parties Comprise Income?
How child and spousal support is calculated for self-employed payers
Enforcing Child and Spousal Support when Navigating the Family Responsibility Office: Yes, it is unfair.
Good News for Divorcing Women (or is this a mirage)?
Support Issues with Backlash: Sometimes Misunderstood Tax Implications of Support Awards
How long does it take from commencing a Court action to enforcing a Support Order?
Challenging the Ontario Family Responsibility Office to be more creative in their enforcement methods
Enforcing Support Payments

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Book - Religion and Culture in Canadian Family Law

“Religion & Culture in Canadian Family Law”
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