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Family Law in Ontario

Family Law In Ontario

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Family law in Ontario is somewhat universal when compared to the family laws throughout Canada. The predominant focus of family law in Ontario is divorce law. Ontario law states that, should a couple get divorced, any increase in the couple's assets during the marriage is divided equally upon divorce. The starting point for calculating the division of property in Ontario family law is to first calculate all the assets on the date of separation, followed by subtracting the liabilities shared.

All formalities and rulings associated with family law in Ontario is administered through the province's local court system. The rulings towards child custody rights and divorce issues is evaluated and delivered through a jurisdiction's local court system, however, other rulings or appeals are handled by the area's supreme courts.

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