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Marriage and Common-Law Relationships

Includes domestic contracts and marriage registration.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "While we weren't legally married, I think I should get money from my ex-partner now that our long-term relationship is over."
  • "I sponsored my partner to immigrate to Canada. Because we are not married and haven't lived toget for over a year, the application was refused."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Marriage and Common-Law Relationships
Title Description
Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Superior Court of Justice - Family Law Information Centre Resource centre that provides the public with information and education to help them deal with family law issues Information about legal services, the court process…
Pro Bono Students Canada - University of Ottawa Common Law Chapter - The ID Project Assistance in replacing lost or stolen personal identification pro bono lawyers and law students will help clients to complete and submit applications to replace missing…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…
Family Law Education for Women Campaign - METRAC Action on Violence Online resource of plain language legal information on women's rights under Ontario family law webinar recordings posted regularly on website how to find help with…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services