Divorce Blog

When it comes to breaking up, common-law relationships don’t have the same rights

By Guest Blogger

An Alberta woman and her common-law partner raised three children and owned two homes during their 20-year relationship. After splitting up, she found out that she had no rights to the properties. Learn how she fought for her rights to the houses they owned together.

Read the CBC article discussing common-law relationships and what our CEO Karen Stewart has to say on the lack of legal options for Alberta common-law couples who break up.