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Divorce is the legal end to a marriage. Separation is the decision by spouses to live apart with the intention of ending the relationship.

Significant changes are coming to the Divorce Act on March 1, 2021.  Check CPLEA's publications page for updated resources on family law.

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The CBA Family Law Section has collaborated with Justice Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and Finance Canada to develop the Tax Matters Toolkit. The Toolkit will help family law lawyers and their clients understand how tax rules might affect their future finances on separation or divorce. It explains the various credits, benefits and deductions, and will help you navigate and apply the often complex tax laws to the particular circumstances.

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This online version of a booklet from the Department of Justice Canada can help children between the ages of nine and twelve to learn about family law, and can also help them realize it's normal for them to have an emotional response to their parents' separation. It is also available to download as a PDF.

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