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Introduction to Family Law

Introduction to Family Law

Family law deals with legal issues that impact families. Family breakups, divorce, marriage, adoption, and family violence all fall within this area of law. Learn the basics of family law.

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People's Law School
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March 2021 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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Family law, family problem, married spouses, common-law spouses, parents, Divorce Act, divorce, custody, guardianship, access, child support, spousal support, asset division, family court, Dial-A-Law