WHAT YOU WILL GET WITH INFO-SEPARATION
Using the Info-Separation service is an opportunity to discuss the legal aspects of your separation with a lawyer or a notary in addition to evaluating whether mediation is an appropriate option for you. It also means obtaining personalized support which will allow you to make informed decisions regarding your situation.
With a consultation you will:
- receive legal information relevant to your situation
- be in an environment where you will be heard, and receive support and referrals to appropriate resources
- get information about mediation and the possibility to evaluate, with the support of a professional, if this is an appropriate option for you
- obtain support to help you prepare for mediation, to invite your former spouse to mediation or to find a family mediator, if desired
SOME EXAMPLES OF TOPICS YOU CAN GET INFORMATION ON WITH THIS SERVICE
Each separation is unique and may have several legal aspects that you may wish to clarify. Here are some examples of topics on which we can give you information and support:
- The various aspects related to the separation of Common-Law couples or married couples
- Family mediation
- Child custody and child support
- Division of property and home
- Government programs and other resources
INFO-SEPRATION SERVICE HISTORY
The creation of the Info-Separation service is a continuation of the Ministry of Justice’s pre-mediation Program in family matters carried out in partnership with the Community Justice Centres (CJC).
Initially named “Family pre-mediation Service”, the program aims to inform and help people who are separating about family mediation, a way of preventing and settling disputes that contributes to better access to justice.
Building on the achievements and success of the first year of this program and in conjunction with the recognized legal information expertise of the CJCs, the Family pre-mediation Service becomes, starting March 2022, the Info-Separation service.
NOTICE: Our services will help you understand the legal implications of your situation and the options available to you but are not intended to provide legal advice or opinions. Thus, we cannot advise you on the actions to take or on the option you should choose, or even give you an opinion on your chances of success.