What Am I Legally Required To Do First After Separating?


What Am I Legally Required To Do First After Separating?

Separating from a spouse or partner is, without a question, a very difficult and busy time.  It can seem like there are lots of things to do.  But what are separated spouses legally required to do first when they separate?  Since the answer is different from what may people think, in this episode of the Ontario Family Law PodcastCertified Specialist in Family  Law, John Schuman, goes over the legal duties people have immediately after separation. This episode goes over what separated spouses and parents must do to fulfill their legal obligations right after separating. This is all critical information that anyone considering separating from a spouse must know.

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If you found this episode helpful, check out these other episodes on similar topics:

79 – What Am I Legally Required To Do First After Separating?

44 – Can You Be Better Off Financially If You Divorce? 

40 – How to Keep Your Money in Separation and Divorce

29 – Common Law Separation and Property Division

9 – How is Property Divided After a Divorce in Ontario?

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