The final version of the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines is available in PDF and HTML format on the Department of Justice website. It is a report prepared by Professors Carol Rogerson, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto and Rollie Thompson of Dalhousie Law School, in conjunction with the Advisory Working Group on Family Law. Although it doesn’t represent the policy of the DOJ, it was prepared with Ministry backing and clearly has Ministry support, the idea being to provide a set of informal (i.e. not legislated) guidelines that courts across the country will find it useful to adopt.
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