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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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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October 2018 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.
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divorce, annulment, marriage breakdown, reconcile, desk order divorce, adultery, marital offence, cruelty, collusion, connivance, condonation, child support, family breakup
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