Common-law relationships have never been more prevalent, and continue to be on the rise. The goal of this guide is to educate you about common-law relationships in Ontario. Many people are unaware of the rights and obligations that common-law couples have, and we aim to bring some clarity to this area of family law.
Our FREE Guide Includes:
What Is A Common-Law Relationship?
Difference Between Marriage and Common-Law
Ending A Common-Law Relationship
Separation Agreements and More
To be considered common-law in Ontario, you are not required to sign any contracts, or participate in any ceremonies, but there are certain requirements that must be met. Download our guide for more information.
Our Guide To Common-Law Relationships
Gain Clarity and Confidence
In Ontario, there are legal tests you must meet in order to be considered common-law for the purpose of asserting rights to spousal support, child support or property division. Our Guide to Common-Law Relationships will give you clarity on this subject and more.
Section #1 - What Is A Common-Law Relationship?
Section #2 - The Difference Between Being Married and Being Common-Law
Section #3 - How To Determine If You Are In A Common-Law Relationship