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Separation and Divorce: Spousal Support

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Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

CLEO has a series of family law information resources available online and in print. Topics in the series include child support, making decisions and spending time with children, spousal support, and property division.

CLEO's Steps in a Family Law Case has 3 interactive flowcharts that help people understand and work through the family law court process. Visit

CLEO's Steps to Justice is a website that gives step-by-step information about common legal problems, including family law issues. Steps to Justice has practical tools like forms and checklists, and referral information for legal and social services. Visit

CLEO's Family Law Guided Pathways are a series of online interviews that help you fill out the court forms you need for family law matters. The pathways ask you questions and then put your answers into the required court forms. The pathways are free to use. Visit

Ontario government family law website

The Ministry of the Attorney General has information on many family law issues at The site also has information about the family court process and a publication in 9 different languages called What you should know about Family Law in Ontario.

Family Law Education for Women website

This website provides online resources on women's rights under Ontario family law. These are available in 14 languages and in multiple formats. Visit

Ontario court websites

Two of Ontario's family courts have information about their court process. Go to the Ontario Court of Justice website at and search for Representing Yourself at Your Family Law Trial – A Guide. Go to the Superior Court of Justice website at and search for A Guide to Process for Cases at the Superior Court of Justice.