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A parenting plan outlines how parents will raise their children after separation or divorce. It describes how parents not living together will care for and make important decisions about their children in both homes. You can agree to any type of parenting arrangement, but you should focus on what is in the best interests of your children. This checklist identifies important issues for you to consider when creating your parenting plan.

Last Updated: Jul. 16, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 1, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Parenting Plan, Legal information, checklist, Department of Justice, family law
Federal

The new Divorce Act includes a framework to guide divorced or divorcing parents, family justice professionals and courts in situations when a parent plans to move their child or to move away from their child.

There are rules about: new steps to follow when a parent plans to move, and how a court will decide whether a child can or cannot relocate. These rules are meant to help parents come to agreements about relocation and avoid going to court where possible.

Last Updated: Jul. 19, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 9, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Legal advice, Legal information, family law
Federal

This resource provides insight on parenting agreements made after the new Divorce Act came into force on March 1, 2021.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 4, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Divorce Act, parenting arrangment, Legal information, family law, Department of Justice
Federal

Divorce and separation can be difficult, especially if you have children. You may feel stressed about the different decisions you need to make about parenting arrangements and financial issues.

This document will give you some general information about different types of family dispute resolution processes, and help you understand the options available to you to help you come to an agreement with your former partner without going to court.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 14, 2020
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Divorce Act, family dispute resolution, Legal information, Legal aid, Department of Justice
Federal

Acting in the best interests of the child is the number one priority in all family law matters involving children.

The new Divorce Act sets out duties for parents and others to help them act in the best interests of the child, including when courts are involved.

Changes to the Divorce Act also include new duties for legal advisers to help parents and others meet their duties under the Act.

This document will give you information on each duty, and help you understand how best to meet your legal obligations.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 20, 2020
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Divorce Act, legal obligations, family law, Department of Justice
Federal

This guide has general information, instructions and worksheets, as well as other tools to help you make decisions about child support when you separate or divorce.

Last Updated: Jul. 19, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 1, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Divorce Act, Legal advice, Child support, guidebook, family law
Federal

This booklet has two purposes. First, it's meant to help children learn some basic facts about family law and give them an idea of the processes that parents may go through when they separate. Second, it's meant to help children realize that it's normal for them to have an emotional response to the divorce of their parents. The booklet encourages children to think about talking to someone they trust — like parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts or family friends, neighbours or someone from their community, such as their school, church, synagogue or mosque.

Last Updated: Jul. 19, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 1, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Legal information, family law, guidebook
Federal

Parents are responsible for the well-being of their children, including protecting them from illness caused by diseases that are vaccine-preventable. Learn about vaccination and why it is important to your child’s health. Parents agree that feeding and sleeping schedules are important to help keep children healthy. The same goes for childhood vaccinations.

Last Updated: Nov. 22, 2018
Date Published: Mar. 1, 2017
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Child, vaccination, vaccinated, vaccines, vaccine, disease, children, healthcare, immune
Federal

Both parents have a legal obligation to support their children financially after separation or divorce. Children have a legal right to that support.

Under the Federal Child Support Guidelines parents need to provide complete and up-to-date income information to ensure a fair amount of support.

This Fact Sheet provides general information about who needs to provide income information and when they need to provide it, what income information they need to provide and what happens when the information is not provided.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 13, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Child Support, Federal Child Support Guidelines, family law, Department of Justice
Provincial

The Supervised Access Program provides separated and divorced families with a safe, neutral, child-focused meeting place. This is used for visits and exchanges between children and non-custodial parents or other adults, such as grandparents, where there are safety concerns. Contact is supervised by trained staff and volunteers.

Last Updated: Jul. 21, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 11, 2020
Organization: Government of Ontario
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Keywords:  Justice and Public Safety, Housing Communities and Social Support, Law and safety
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