The phrase “I am getting a divorce” is used to refer to a collection of legal and social issues surrounding people separating. In law these issues are referred to as “corollary relief” but getting a divorce, strictly speaking, is simply the legal end of your marriage to your spouse. Ending a marriage can only be done by applying to the court for a divorce order.
If you and your spouse have settled the issues of corollary relief through a separation agreement or by court order, ending your marriage to your spouse can be relatively quick, cost-effective and easy.
We live in an increasingly mobile world. Whether through immigration or travel, many Canadians have been married in countries other than Canada.
Mr. Petty has had experience obtaining divorces in the Ontario court system where the marriage has taken place in a country other than Canada.
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