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Separation and divorce

Applying on your own to determine custody and child support
(De facto partners)

This page will soon be available in English. In the meantime, here's a list of web pages on the same topic.

Prepare your application

Separation of Common-Law Couples: The Court Process (Éducaloi)

Representing Yourself in Court in Family Matters (Fondation du Barreau du Québec)

 

Are you eligible for legal aid?

If you have a low income or are on social assistance, a legal aid lawyer may be able to complete your legal proceedings, free of cost.

To find out if you’re eligible:

Am I financially eligible? (Commission des services juridiques)

Warning

The information presented on this page is not a legal opinion or legal advice. This page explains in a general way the law that applies in Quebec. To obtain a legal opinion or legal advice on your personal situation, consult a legal professional.

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