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Courthouse Libraries BC tackles the “Big Question Mark” of spousal support

Over at the Courthouse Libraries’ blog, The Stream, Kathryn Basran and Diane Nhan are tackling the question of how much a divorcing couple can expect to pay and receive in spousal support. So what’s the answer? Well, it depends.

Similar facts can bring about considerably different outcomes in court, depending on: how well counsel can present their spousal support scenarios, [and the] perspective of the judge in weighing factors such as economic disadvantage vs. the duty to become self-sufficient…

Because the court’s rulings can vary so much, the writers make some suggestions about how lawyers can help their clients understand what to expect when they apply for spousal support.

If you’re interested in finding out more so you can share it with your clients, you can read the whole post here.

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