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Separation and divorce

Divorce or separation proceedings: What you need to know about evidence

At a hearing, a party uses evidence to show the judge they are entitled to what they’re claiming.  But what are the rules of evidence? Here’s what you need to know about evidence that can be presented to a judge on the day of the hearing.

No evidence? No judgment

To obtain a judgment, it is always necessary to submit evidence of what you’re entitled to. You have to present evidence to a judge even if:


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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