Imputing Income: Zigiris v. Foustanellas, 2016 CarswellOnt 18902 (Ont. S.C.J.)

In this case, Justice Shelston carefully overviews section 19 of the Federal Child Support Guidelines and notes that there is a duty on the spouse to actively seek out reasonable employment. When imputing income, the court first looks at the spouse’s capacity to earn income, which can be influenced by age, education, health, work history and availability of work that is within the scope of his or her capabilities.
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