Guideline income is the calculation of income available for support by a payor spouse in a family law context, calculated in accordance with the Federal Child Support Guidelines. It is this calculated income that BC courts generally rely on to set child and spousal support payment obligations. While sometimes this is a straightforward calculation and the services of an expert may not be required, complex guideline income situations can arise in many situations, such as:
We regularly provide opinions within the Collaborative Divorce process. We have also testified as an expert witness in BC on guideline income matters. Regardless of the situation, our goal is to provide an objective, independent, and understandable opinion to assist you in resolving your matter.
What makes us different is we’re a boutique firm with extensive experience in matrimonial matters. We’re small enough to be efficient and flexible but large enough to take on even the most complex guideline income calculations. Our experience and knowledge in this area provides us with the ability to provide efficient and understandable conclusions to assist you in moving forward.