D. Exceptions to Presumptive Rule

Author:Julien D. Payne - Marilyn A. Payne

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The presumptive rule endorsing orders for the applicable table amount of child support may be deemed inapplicable in the following circumstances:

· where child support is sought from a person who is not a biological parent but who stands in the place of a parent;

· where a child is over the provincial age of majority;

· where the obligor earns an income of more than $150,000;

· in split custody arrangements whereby each parent has custody of one or more of the children;

· in shared custody or access arrangements where a child spends not less than 40 percent of the year with each parent;

· where undue hardship arises and the household income of the party asserting...

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