28 January 2016
Retroactive spousal and child support claims should not be left to languish
Watson Goepel LLP family lawyer Jonathan Lazar blogs about the impact of recent BC Court of Appeal case Boekhoff v. Boekhoff, 2016 BCCA 33. A decision which suggests that delay in seeking retroactive support could well be considered a waiver and may impact the amount of your claim to the point where it isn’t worthwhile to pursue it. The lesson from this case is that if you think you might have a retroactive claim for either spousal or child support you should confirm your claim and your obligations by getting legal advice as soon as possible.
Read the full post HERE.