B. Formal Legal Equality between Spouses

Author:Julien D. Payne - Marilyn A. Payne
Pages:216-216
 
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Formal legal equality exists between divorcing spouses insofar as support rights and obligations are concerned. A husband in need has just as much right to seek spousal support from his financially independent wife as she has if their financial situation is reversed.3In reality, divorcing or divorced husbands rarely seek or obtain spousal support.

[3] Moge v Moge, [1992] 3 SCR 813 at 849; Rivard v Rivard, 2011 ONSC 2988.

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