Divorce vs. Separation checklist
Divorce vs. Separation
December 13, 2022 | Divorce
Unfortunately, not all marriages work out as planned and oftentimes, for a multitude of reasons, life moving forward will be better to end your marriage. Regardless of the cause or whether it is amicable or not, there are several steps that need to be taken in order to end a marriage.
Rights of Pets in the Context of Separation/ Divorce
Rights of Pets in the Context of Separation/ Divorce
October 15, 2022 | Divorce
In Quebec, laws concerning property also apply to animals as per article 898.1 of the Civil Code. However, the Code also recognizes that animals are sentient beings and are not a thing. In the context of divorce, animals are subject to the same rules as moveable property.
Blame Game Isn't Neccessary
Blame Game Isn’t Necessary
October 14, 2022 | Divorce
No need to point fingers, accumulate evidence of cheating, or worse bruises in order to get a divorce. If there was domestic abuse that will be taken into account in some aspects of the divorce. That being said fault does not have to be proven.
Preparing for Legal Separation in Quebec - Spunt & Carin
Preparing for Legal Separation in Quebec
May 5, 2022 | Separation
Spouses can request a legal separation if their marriage is broken beyond repair. Spouses are technically still married, even after they decide to live separately. This is referred to as separation from bed and board.
My ex-spouse has a new partner: what can I do?
June 7, 2021 | Separation
The short answer is: nothing. Once you and your partner have made the decision to separate, you may start to date. This can be a difficult reality to face, especially when you and your ex-spouse have children together.
Coping tips for divorce or separation
Coping Tips for Divorce or Separation
May 28, 2021 | Divorce
Going through a divorce or separation is not easy and can take a toll on your mental health. At times, it may feel impossible to get through the day.
Why Keep Siblings Together During Divorce or Separation?
March 26, 2021 | Divorce
When a couple makes the decision to get a divorce or to separate, the family unit as they knew changes in an instant. When making a decision for a child, the decision must always be based on the child’s best interest above all else.
Nesting During Divorce Or Separation: Is It Right For You?
February 25, 2021 | Divorce
For all parties involved, divorce or separation is never easy. Even when the decision is made in the best interests of the children, the consequences of separation can often be distressing for them as they adjust to their new situation.
Separation/Divorce agreement: Settling should always be your first choice
June 18, 2020 | Divorce
In order to start the divorce process, you need to issue an Application for Divorce in order for the court to render a divorce judgment.
Common-law agreements
May 28, 2020 | Separation
Common-law relationships are not legally recognized in Quebec. As common-law partners in Quebec, you do not have any legal obligations towards one another. You do not owe each other financial support or any contribution to household expenses.