Support-Payment Collection Program
Former spouses who are in one of the following situations:
The debtor of support must provide Revenu Québec with security (see definitions) to be maintained for as long as the exemption applies. He or she may also establish a trust to guarantee the payment of support.
To apply for exemption from the support-payment collection program, both former spouses must, depending on their situation, proceed in one of the following ways:
Once the agreement is approved by the special clerk, a new judgment will be rendered, a copy of which is mailed to the former spouses.
Application for exemption during initial divorce, separation or support proceedings
The fee is determined based on the proceeding that has been initiated.
Application for exemption after a judgment awarding support payment has been rendered
A fee of $200 is charged and is payable:
No fee is charged to persons who qualify for legal aid and present a certificate of eligibility.
Security must be provided to Revenu Québec in one instalment within 30 days following the judgment.
Security Security must be provided to within 30 days following the judgment. Trust A copy of the trust deed must be submitted to within 30 days following the judgment.
Processing time for an application varies from one judicial district to another.
The exemption is terminated if
The following documents are required:
To draw up an application for exemption, the following models can be used:
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