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If we separate, who can stay in the home on reserve?

Last reviewed November 2020 by the Clicklaw Editors

If you live on reserve with your partner and you separate, there are a number of factors that determine who may be able to stay in the home. These include how long you have lived together, who is a member of the First Nation and the best interests of any children involved. 

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Aboriginal rights, housing on reserve, native housing, dividing property, spousal rights, matrimonial property