The divorce rate in Canada is going down, falling to six divorces for every 1,000 married persons in 2016.
Yet it remains one of the most emotionally draining experiences a person can go through. Antiquated and confusing laws made the process worse.
Over the last few years, lawmakers have changed terms and added new conditions, to make divorce fairer. Many of these new conditions came into effect on March 1, 2021.
Get the facts you need, and you can start your divorce process today. Here is a quick guide to understanding the recent changes to Canada’s Divorce Act.