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Big Changes to Canada’s Divorce Act

Looking for more information about the changes to Canada’s Divorce Act? Here is everything that you will need to know.

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Grounds for Divorce

What are Grounds for Divorce in Canada?

In Canada, there are three grounds for divorce: separation, adultery, and cruelty. In order to receive a court application for divorce, it is required that you identify the ground on which you are seeking divorce.

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Big Changes to the Divorce Act Proposed

Learn about the proposed changes to the Divorce Act “Bill C-78” and how the changes focus on protecting the children of divorce.

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What to Know: Federal Child Support Guidelines

Learn about the Federal Child Support Guidelines from the perspective of a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.

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Living Common Law in BC: The New Family Law Act Spells Big Changes

The law is changing quite dramatically for common law couples. The new law says that once common-law couples have lived together for two years in a “marriage-like relationship” they will have an automatic half interest in all property accumulated during the relationship, as well as in the increase in the value of all property brought into the relationship.

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The New Family Law Act in British Columbia

The Family Law Act act will put British Columbia at the forefront of the rest of Canada in terms of up-to-date, progressive family law. The family mediation community in the province applaud this new act for many reasons including placing emphasis on mediation over litigation. The new act gives equal emphasis to agreements and court orders and encourages families to use divorce mediators.

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