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What province governs a divorce

Posted in Anonymous Q & A, Divorce by Questions on December 29, 2012

I was married in Ontario but currently live in Quebec, what province would I file for divorce?

1 Expert Comment

  1. On January 22, 2013 at 9:17 am
    Lorrie Stojni, B.A., M.A., LL.B. said:

    Hello,

    Divorce is a matter under federal statute, so you can get divorced in the jurisdiction where you reside, provided you have lived there for at least one year before the proceeding is commenced.

    Thanks

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