Information for families
If you are experiencing divorce or separation, new changes to family laws may affect you. Changes to the Divorce Act came into force on March 1, 2021. Changes to federal support enforcement laws will come into force at different times over the next two years. Learn how these changes may affect you.
Learn how new changes to family laws may affect you.
Learn how the new laws will affect your parenting arrangements.
Learn how family resolution processes can help you resolve your family law issues out of court.
Learn how new changes to family laws are addressing family violence.
Learn how a child’s views and preferences are important in determining the best interests of the child.
Learn about new family law duties for parents to help them act in the best interests of the child.
These rules are meant to help parents come to agreements about relocation and avoid going to court where possible.
The Department of Justice Canada has developed user-friendly forms for giving notice about relocations and for objecting to the relocation of a child.
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