Divorce Act of Canada – changes and attempts to reform

Divorce Act Canada
  • The new Divorce Act encourages people to try to work out their family issues outside of the courtroom.

  • New restrictions on the relocation of children.

  • Family violence is now defined in the new Divorce Act.

  • The words custody and access aren’t used anymore.

  • The Divorce Act of Canada applies to every province in Canada.

  • Provinces have their own laws that deal with other aspects of divorce.

Divorce Act changes of March 1, 2021

Divorce Act changes of 1985

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