HOW TO GET DIVORCE IN ONTARIO?

Author: JZW Law
Date: May 21, 2020

Only ground for divorce – breakdown of marriage, to be established by on one of reasons:

  1. Separation at least one (1) year before the proceeding is determined, separation agreement duly signed.
  2. Adultery; or
  3. physical or mental cruelty.

Lawyer’s Duty:

  1. Discuss possibility of reconciliationbefore application or when separation agreement is signed;
  2. Promote negotiated settlement of all matters corollary to a divorce, including child support and spousal support, property rights, etc. ;
  3. Suggest each party has his/her own lawyer to represent his/herself;4. Encourage settlement all the time;
  4. Preparation of your application for divorce to the court; to answer or to reply wherever required during the trial proceeding.