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Dec 19, 2017

Note to deadbeat dads: It you try to avoid paying child support you could wind up in jail in Ontario

By Laurie H. Pawlitza
Special to the National Post

In 2012, Statistics Canada estimated that 45 per cent of child and spousal support orders were in arrears, meaning that there was a balance of more than twice the monthly payment owing.

What happens when a payor can pay but chooses not to do so?

To read Torkin Manes lawyer Laurie H. Pawlitza's latest column in the National Post, click here.