Federal Child Support Guidelines (married and unmarried spouses)
The statute that governs child support for married and unmarried spouses.
Alberta Child Support Guidelines (unmarried spouses)
The statute that governs child support for unmarried spouses, which sets out that the Federal Child Support Guidelines also apply to unmarried spouses.
Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines
Guidelines to help make spousal support more predictable and consistent through suggested support ranges.
Maintenance Enforcement Program
Provincial program that collects and enforces child, spousal and partner support.
Child Support Recalculation Program
“Administrative service that annually recalculates court-ordered child support based on current income tax information.”
The Dispute Resolution Officer (DRO) Program
The Dispute Resolution Officer (DRO) Program is mandatory for all applications for child support in the Calgary Court of Queen’s Bench. If both parties agree, DRO meetings are also available on a voluntary basis for applications for child support made in the Provincial Court.