72. Why a Judge Might Refuse to Grant Your Divorce
Why a Judge Might Refuse to Grant Your Divorce
Getting an uncontested or simple divorce is thought by many to be a straightforward process. As a result many people who try to do their divorce on their own are surprised when a judge refuses to grant the divorce. There is no absolute right to a divorce. Ontario Family Law sets out several reasons that a judge must refuse to grand a divorce, even when the couple needs it quickly to get remarried to new partners. They range from child support problems, to service issues, to attempts at fraud, to problems with a religions divorce, to the spouses not being entitled to get divorced in Ontario, to several more reasons. It is important that separated spouses who want a divorce, know all the reasons that compel a judge to refuse that divorce, so they are not stuck rescheduling a wedding or having other problems
In this episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, explains reasons that a judge can refuse a divorce to help separated couples succeed in becoming divorced. This episode is critical for all separated couples who want to get a divorce, particularly those that are trying to get an uncontested divorce on their own, so that they can avoid the problems that can keep them from getting divorced.
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