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An Introduction to Family Law in Ontario

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Who is this booklet for?

This booklet has basic information about family law in Ontario, where to get more information, and how to get legal help.

Family law information is important if you are in any of these situations:

  • living with someone as a couple
  • getting married
  • having or adopting a child
  • separating
  • getting divorced
  • experiencing violence or abuse within your family