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What forms do I need to get married outside Ontario?

This resource explains what forms a person needs to get married outside of Ontario.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Getting Married

This section of the Province of Ontario web site has links to information about getting married in Ontario. Topics include getting a marriage license, the minimum age to marry, and who is allowed to perform marriages.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Property Rights and Obligations of Married and Co-habiting Partners (Updated March 2013)

Recorded on March 6, 2013  - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the Ontario rules for division of family property for married and co-habiting couples following relationship breakdown. Topics include the equalization payment, the matrimonial home, and issues for surviving spouses.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

METRAC

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2013

A Woman’s Guide to Money, Relationships and the Law in Ontario

This online tool was created to help women learn about their economic rights when entering and leaving common law relationships or marriages. It includes information about different legal definitions of spouse in Ontario, spousal and child support, economic abuse, the division of property, and has tools to help women write their own cohabitation...

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2012

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Can young people get married?

This Justice for Children and Youth blog post looks at marriage and age, marriage and sex/gender, and briefly discusses the history of same-sex marriage in Canada.

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2012

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Fact Sheet: Common Law Relationships

This fact sheet has information on common-law relationships, including how long people have to live together to be "common law," legitimacy of children, property rights, exclusive possession of the home, spousal support, and cohabitation agreements.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

Springtide Resources

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2012

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Marriage Contract Toolkit

This kit by the Canadian Council of Muslim Women has been developed to allow women to develop a marriage contract in keeping with Muslim and Canadian family laws.Rooted in traditional Muslim laws, the sample contract incorporates rights guaranteed to women under Canadian laws, & suggests ways to increase equality between husband and wife.The...

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2010

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Fact Sheet: Domestic Contracts

This fact sheet describes cohabitation agreements, marriage contracts, and separation agreements, the three common types of domestic contracts that are permitted and regulated under Ontario's Family Law Act.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

Springtide Resources

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Fact Sheet: Marriage

This fact sheet explains the rules about marriage in Ontario. It answers questions about how to get married, how old a person must be, who can marry whom, marriage to more than one person, and foreign marriages.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

Springtide Resources

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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