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Suing an Estate for Unpaid Child Support or Spousal Support

Can you sue an Estate for Unpaid Child Support or Spousal support? In short, yes!  Make sure to speak with an Estate Litigation lawyer at Z Legal Litigation Lawyers if you have any questions about this. You can sue for child support and spousal support even if no Orders for these were ever issued during the deceased's lifetime.In Ontario, the Succession Law Reform Act (“SLRA”) governs the disposition of estate assets. Section 58 of the SLRA provides that where a deceased has not made adequate provision for the support of dependants after his or her death, the Court may make a support order...

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5 Key Things to Know about Dependent Support Claims against an Estate

Estate Litigation with Dependent Support ClaimsIn this post, we're going to discuss briefly 5 common Estate Litigation issues that someone who has a potential Dependent Support Claim, or who is challenging such a Claim, needs to keep in mind:Dependent children always get priority. Regardless of any other entitlement any dependents may have, dependent supports claims by children and other dependents of the deceased will always get priority over everyone else in Estate Litigation claims. Being separated doesn't mean your ex isn't entitled to a LOT when you die. If you're separating from your spouse, make sure to have a valid Separation Agreement...

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