Couples breaking up have lots of questions: living arrangements for children, financial support, steps in a divorce ... We think we know the answers. But what does the law really say?
Losing Child Custody
Parents who lose custody of their children often fear they'll no longer have a say in the children upbringing.
Learn more: Rights of the Parent Without Custody
Who Gets Child Custody?
When a judge decides who gets child custody, we often think that the court favours the mother.
Child Support at Age 18
When a child turns 18, some parents think they can stop paying child support.
Learn more: Child Support: Common Questions
Financial Support for an Ex Spouse
When getting divorced, one spouse might be afraid of ending up in a tough financial situation.
Learn more: Financial Support for an Ex-Spouse
Filing for Divorce
To get divorced, you might think that one spouse has to do something wrong, or that both spouses must agree to it.
Learn more: The Three Legal Reasons for Divorce
The Rights of Common Law Couples
Common-law or “de facto” couples often think that if they break up, they’ll have the same rights as married couples.
Learn more: Written Agreements Between Common-Law Partners