As per the Divorce Act in Canada a breakdown in marriage is deemed only have to occurred when:
Where To Start
If you have recently separated from your partner, please refer to our Separation section for more information.
If you have been living separate and apart for one year then you can legally apply to be divorced from your spouse.
The court will need to be satisfied that the following matters have been resolved before they issue a divorce:
What You Need
You will generally need one of the following documents in order to obtain a divorce:
You will also need:
At Rogers Law Firm, we understand that going through separation or divorce from a spouse is a very emotionally difficult time. That is why we engage you in the process and help you better understand what is happening with your matter each step of the way.
Craig T. Rogers has over 30 years of experience practicing in Family Law Courts in the East Region including Ottawa, Carleton Place, Smiths Falls, Perth, and Lanark County.