When this happens, it is important to know how different cultural practices, and the laws of other jurisdictions, interact with Canadian law.
Read More Separating spouses who are religious may also want to pursue a religious divorce, according to the tenets of their faith.
Separation agreements and other forms of domestic contracts (marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements) are regulated under Part IV of the .
This section allows parties who are able to agree on the terms of their separation to order their own affairs as they choose, outside of the court system and the default scheme set out in the rest of the If you and your spouse are separating and are seeking to resolve related issues, you might already have guessed that virtually everything (with the exception of child custody and access) will centre on money.
Whether your legal separation leads to divorce or reconciliation you want to behave during the separation in a way that means getting the most out of what you are trying to do.