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Separation and divorce

Joint application for divorce

Before you begin

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)

Who can file an application? ( Justice Québec)

Filing an application (Justice Québec)


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.