On March 1, 2021, the federal Divorce Act is changing. (Note these changes were pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.) If you’re in the process of getting a divorce, or are thinking about getting divorced, the new rules will apply to you. Learn about some of the important changes coming to Canada’s divorce law.Read more
Issues in play on family breakup, from who will move out to (for married couples) getting a divorce.
The end of a relationship is very difficult. There are many issues to work through and decisions to make. But this practical step can help: preparing an agreement about the family law issues you and your spouse agree on. Learn about separation agreements.Read more
A divorce is the legal process that ends a valid marriage. It’s different from an annulment, which is a court order declaring a marriage invalid. An order for a divorce or an annulment is granted only if certain requirements are met. Learn about the requirements to get a divorce or annulment.Read more
If you and your spouse agree on the issues of parenting, support and property, there’s a fast-track way to get a divorce. Learn how you can apply for a desk order divorce.Read more
When a couple separates, they must decide on the care of their children. There are two laws and a host of legal concepts that deal with the issues in play.Read more