Requirements for Divorce and Annulment

This script discusses the requirements for getting a divorce and annulment. Topics include two legal reasons for marriage breakdown, one-year separation and reconciliation, when to start divorce papers, two marital offences, the best way to proceed, and reasons why a judge won’t grant a divorce.

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produced by
The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
produced in
2014
last reviewed
April 2017 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
basics
tags
divorce, annulment, marriage breakdown, reconcile, desk order divorce, adultery, marital offence, cruelty, collusion, connivance, condonation, child support, family breakup
other formats
audio/podcast