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This document will give you some general information about why it is important to hear from children in family law matters, and help you understand the changes to the Divorce Act that make a child’s views and preferences. An important consideration in determining the best interests of the child.

Last Updated: Jul. 19, 2021
Date Published: Oct. 20, 2020
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Guide, family law, Department of Justice, Divorce Act
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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
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This guide is for parents. It contains helpful information about parenting after separation and divorce. You can use this guide if you’re making a parenting arrangement under the Divorce Act. This guide may still be useful to you even if the Divorce Act doesn’t apply to your situation.

Last Updated: Jul. 16, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 11, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Divorce Act, legal advice, parenting arrangment, Legal information, guidebook, family law
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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
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This Fact Sheet provides general information about child support under the Divorce Act.

Last Updated: Jul. 19, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 24, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Child Support, Divorce Act, Legal information, family law
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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

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

This Fact Sheet provides general information about getting a divorce in Canada under the federal Divorce Act. This Act applies when at least one spouse has resided in a Canadian province or territory for at least one year before they apply for a divorce.

Last Updated: Jul. 19, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 13, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Divorce Act, Legal information, family law
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
Federal

This Fact Sheet provides general information about spousal support under the Divorce Act.

The Divorce Act applies to married couples who are divorcing. Provincial or territorial laws apply to unmarried or common-law couples that are separating and to married couples that are separating but not divorcing.

Last Updated: Jul. 26, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 13, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Divorce Act, Spousal Support, Legal information, family law
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