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Further Resources

  1. Prenuptial Agreements - Marriage contract and cohabitation agreement information.
  2. Uncontested Divorce - Obtain an uncontested divorce or a separation agreement.
  3. Common Law Separation - Resource for common law couples
  4. French Site - French language family law web site.

Main Issues In A Divorce Case

There are 4 issues that are most common in a divorce case: child custody and access, child support, spousal support and division of property. This web site contains detailed information to help you with all of them.

1. Child Custody and Access
This web page answers your FAQs about Ontario child custody, including: what does custody mean? who has custody while you and your spouse are still living together? what are the different types of child custody? what is access? what is supervised access? what rights does an access parent have? what alternatives are there to the traditional custody and access regime?

2. Child Support
This web page answers your FAQs about child support in Canada, including whether you need to pay child support, how much child support you must pay, situations where you need to pay more than the table amount of child support, situations where you can pay less than the table amount of child support, when child support ends, income tax treatment of child support, control over child support funds, changing child support, effect of denial of access on child support, child support in common law situations, retroactive child support and the effect of remarriage on child support.

3. Spousal Support
This web page answers your FAQs about spousal support in Canada, including when you must pay spousal support, how much spousal support must be paid, for how long you'll be required to pay spousal support, tax treatment of spousal support, changing spousal support payments, effect of affairs on spousal support, spousal support for common law couples, and effect of remarriage on spousal support.

4. Property Division
This web page answers your FAQs about property division during divorce, including how property is divided, what is "net family property," what is an "equalization payment," how is the matrimonial home treated, and what is not included in your net family property.
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