Changes to the Divorce Act Part 1: Changing terminology

This year marks a significant change for Canada’s Divorce Act, which will get its first major overhaul since 1986. The Divorce Act, while federal, applies across Canada, and in addition to being the law under which divorces are granted also can determine child and spousal support. The amendments make numerous changes, some procedural, but many substantive. In a series of three blogs, I …