Important: Only one parent must apply online to change child assistance. The other parent doesn`t need to agree. You will receive a notification in the letter from the Ministry of the Attorney General that says that the other parent has requested a change of child assistance online and that CSS agrees that they can make the change. If payments are not made, the Family Responsibility Office will take steps to enforce the order or agreement which may include garnishing wages, registering a deposit right on real estate, withdrawing money from a bank account, ordering a withdrawal, cancelling a passport or suspending a driver`s license. Family allowances are money paid by one parent to the other to cover the costs of childcare. The amount of family allowances is set by guidelines and is based on the income of the payer, the number of children and the province in which the payer lives. It doesn`t matter if the parents were married or not. It is possible that a person who is like a parent to a child, such as for example. B a grandparent, is obliged to pay family allowances. If your separation agreement is for family allowances, the law says it must be reasonable. Family allowances are appropriate if they correspond to the amount set out in the Government of Canada`s family allowance scales or if other support agreements have been concluded for children. If the court decides that it is not appropriate, it can amend the agreement and issue a court decision on family allowances that is in accordance with the guidelines on child support and child maintenance scales.
If the other parent or guardian does not agree to your child support obligations stopping, you must complete Form 15 and Form 13A, and either: the application in Ontario is through a provincial government office called the Family Responsibility Office (FRO). The Tribunal automatically files all support orders issued to the FRO after 1 July 1987. Financial concerns may be another reason why some are reluctant to seek the help of a family law lawyer to help with their case. Many people regret seeking advice before making a deal, so do yourself a favor and at least seek advice from a lawyer. If the other parent or guardian agrees that child support will end and your case has been adjudicated, you must complete Form 15D and sign both. . . .