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Common-law couples

Common-law couples

Explains the rights and responsibilities of people in marriage-like (common-law) relationships when they're together, if they separate, and if one of them dies with or without a will.

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Legal Aid BC
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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 in BC website, common-law relationship, family law, same-sex relationships, family home in divorce proceeding or common law situation, separating from spouse or common law partner, Legal Aid BC