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Child Support

Includes legal obligation of parents to pay child support.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "My ex-partner is always late with or misses his/her child support payments."
  • "My child just turned 18. My ex-partner has stopped paying child support and told him/her to get a job."
  • "My ex-partner is making more money now, so I want him/her to pay more child support."
  • "I'm on social assistance and I'm worried that child support payments will affect my benefits."
  • "My ex-partner moved overseas and stopped paying child support."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Child Support
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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Superior Court of Justice - Family Law Information Centre COVID 19: Courts are not operating as usual. Do not go to court unless you have been told to attend. Ontarians can continue to access…
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
University of Ottawa - Community Legal Clinic Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic staffed by students and supervised by lawyers provides legal services to low-income members of the community conducts legal education…
Vanier Community Services Centre - Ligne d'information juridique Provides summary legal advice in the following areas: Immigration law Family Law Housing law (tenant representation only) Labour Law - Employment Standards Employment Insurance Ontario…
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance.…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…
Family Law Education for Women Campaign - METRAC Action on Violence Online resource of plain language legal information on women's rights under Ontario family law webinar recordings posted regularly on website how to find help with…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services