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Living Together or Living Apart: Common-Law Relationships, Marriage, Separation, and Divorce - English

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Title:

Living Together or Living Apart: Common-Law Relationships, Marriage, Separation, and Divorce

Subject: 

Child Protection, Family Law, Family Violence 

Author:

Legal Services Society of BC 

Date published:

March 2013

Summary:

This booklet explains the basics of family law in British Columbia. It includes information about:

  • being married or in a marriage-like relationship (also called a common-law relationship);
  • what separation and divorce mean;
  • how to work out arrangements for parenting if you have children; and
  • how to sort out money matters.

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