Draw up prenuptial, custody, maintenance agreements, separation, cohabitation and matrimonial property agreements with these Marital and Family Law Forms.
Q. What does the term family law cover?
A. Family law is the branch of law that deals with domestic and family matters such as:
matrimony, civil unions (domestic partnerships),
divorce, separation, support and maintenance,
custody and visitation,
spousal and child abuse,
adoption and foster care,
Q. What is a cohabitation agreement?
A. A cohabitation agreement is a legal document entered into by two unmarried partners who plan to live together in a spousal relationship. The purpose of a cohabitation agreement is much like that of a prenuptial agreement - the partners agree on who owns what going into the relationship, and who will own what if the relationship ends. It also sets out the party's rights and obligations with respect to jointly owned property, child support and maintenance, debt repayment and other issues.
If you're getting married soon and you're an Alberta resident, you and your future spouse should consider signing this Prenuptial (Pre-Marriage) Agreement.
The purpose of the Agreement is to clearly establish what the rights and obligations of each party are with respect to joint and individual personal property, in the event that the marriage breaks down.
Assets owned by each party prior to the marriage remain the sole property of the individual party.
In 2013 the BC Family Law Act drastically extended the property rights of cohabiting couples. If you and your partner have decided you each want to keep specific assets and debts separate, you need this British Columbia Cohabitation Agreement.
Couples who decide to live together instead of getting married do so for a reason. The new law may offer you additional rights and protections in some regards, but it may also impact your rights regarding your own separate property.
Are you purchasing a substantial asset (such as a real estate property, a vehicle, boat, etc.) separately from your spouse or partner? Then you need to sign this Canada Asset Acquisition Agreement for a separately owned asset.
This is a legal document which sets out in writing that you will be purchasing the property and making all the payments solely on your own.
Your spouse/partner acknowledges that you will have sole ownership and waives any claims or rights that.....