All you need to prepare your own legal separation agreement before divorce.
No Lawyer Needed. Do it yourselves.
If you do have a lawyer, use this form to organize and prepare all the background and detail information for your separation agreement which the lawyer will need. Save the high cost of having your lawyer doing the legwork you can do for free.
Save Thousands in Legal Costs
Separation Agreements are formal, legal documents setting out final or temporary (interim) agreement by the parties as to all legal issues arising from their separation, including:
- Arrangements relating to children,
- Financial support,
- Settlement of the spouses' property claims, and
- Possession of the parties' matrimonial home
- It can also include any other terms or conditions you wish to add.
- Divorce and Family law can be tricky. Independent legal advice is required for each party or any agreement could be overturned if disputed in court.
YOUR KIDS ARE LISTENING
AND KNOW YOU ARE SEPARATING.
YOU NEED TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS NOW
- Who gets custody of the kids?
- What access will there be? Where? When?
- Where do the kids go to school?
- Church? Summer camp?
- Who pays how much support to whom?
- How do you share the family assets?
- Who pays the family debts?
- What do you do about pension rights?
- Who gets the credit card bills?
- Who gets the house?
- Who takes the family pets?
- and a thousand other things to decide
WHAT ABOUT INDEPENDENT LEGAL ADVICE?
Keep in mind that both parties should each get independent legal advice. Each party must have their own lawyer provide independent legal advice. If not, the agreement could be overturned if disputed later on. Each lawyer providing Independent legal advice will provide a letter certifying that they have done so which the courts will accept.
Work With Your Spouse to Make Your Own Certified Separation Agreement
Divorce and Family law can be tricky.
CanLaw's Certified Legal Separation Agreement kit applies to Separations and Divorce everywhere and anywhere in Canada, including divorce or separation in Ontario, Divorce in PEI, Divorce in Quebec, Divorce in British Columbia, Divorce in Alberta, Divorce in Manitoba, Divorce in Nova Scotia, Divorce in Newfoundland Valid in all provinces and territories in Canada