How do I get a divorce in Canada?

To get a divorce in Canada, you need to submit an application to a court

Can I submit my divorce application to any court in Canada?

You can submit a divorce application form to a court in the province or territory where you or your spouse resides

Divorce application forms and procedures vary from one province and territory to another

Do I need to show a reason why I want to divorce?

  • you and your spouse have separated and have lived apart for at least one year; or
  • your spouse has been physically or mentally cruel to you, making it intolerable to continue living together; or
  • your spouse has committed adultery.

Yes, you have to show that:

Do you need a divorce lawyer?

Our divorce and separation lawyer can assist in a variety of Family Law matters