ISO deals with child support or spousal support issues when the parties live in different reciprocating jurisdictions
There are exceptions. See a lawyer for help.
- There are exceptions. See a lawyer for help.
The ISO process is used when a Federal law – like the Divorce Act – is not being applied
In the ISO process, the applicant usually does not go to court – all of their evidence is presented in writing in the ISO forms
- However, some jurisdictions - like Quebec and the United Kingdom - require a provisional process
In the ISO provisional process, both parties go to court for a hearing in their respective jurisdictions
In some cases, ISO files may go through the ADR process
- Because ISO can be a long process, it is important to do a good job filling out the forms
- Speak to a lawyer whenever possible, before filing or responding to an ISO application! For ways to get legal advice - including free and low-cost options, click here.
For child support information, click here
For spousal support information, click here
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Last updated on October 26, 2016 - 3:28pm