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Can I Do My Own Divorce?

The short answer is yes, you can. Ninety percent of divorces in Canada do not need a lawyer — the couple divorcing do not have a complicated financial situation and agree that they want their marriage to end. Continue reading

Doing Your Own Divorce in Canada

Doing Your Own Divorce in Canada

Many Canadians prepare and file their divorce papers without using a lawyer. If you choose to do your own divorce, remember that divorce law can be complicated and you will need to pay attention to detail and complete the forms correctly. This article originally appeared as a chapter in the book, Divorce Guide for Canada, written for Self-Counsel Press by lawyer Alison Sawyer, BA, LLB.

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Dividing Assets in Divorce

Dividing assets in a divorce usually involves spouses making checklists and then working through the details. You would think that little is missed by most couples, but one important item is being missed by 85 percent of Canadians in their divorces. Continue reading