Spousal misconduct and support payments

Doctor must support abusive husband

Here is another example of role reversal in families, and how the law reacts to it.

Kirk Makin writes for the Globe and Mail:

A Cambridge, Ont., doctor has been ordered to pay temporary spousal support of $6,000 a month to her ex-husband despite the fact that he assaulted her in 2007 and was ordered out of Canada.


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3 Comments on "Spousal misconduct and support payments"

  1. The injustice and absurdity of current spousal support laws are revealed in this finacial reward for domestic violence. In any other area of law -the criminal is punished not the victim.

  2. the criminal should be punished and not the victim. The law is playing a reverse role

  3. Please sign and pass this on to end indefinite spousal support.


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