Marriage is considered to be an economic partnership in Canada, therefore the value of all property and assets accrued during a marriage equally belongs to both partners. In the event of a marriage or relationship ending, a significant concern is how those properties and assets will be divided. If a marriage agreement was established the division of property may be more straightforward, however you may still need a lawyer to review the agreement in order to make sure that the terms are legally-binding. Without a pre-established agreement, division of property can be a complicated and difficult process, and you may not be sure what you are entitled to, or what your spouse may be entitled to.
Our lawyers at Confente Garcea are experienced with property division laws in Ontario, we can make sure that you leave your relationship financially stable and with your rights protected.