The Bill C-78 Divorce Act Changes: What You Need to Know

The Bill C-78 Divorce Act Changes: What You Need to Know

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The Bill C-78 Divorce Act Changes: What you need to know

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Substantial changes to the Divorce Act come into force on March 1, 2021. Experts from the Family and Children’s Law Team, Department of Justice Canada, are offering free virtual training to provide you with an overview of the amendments.

This course will be helpful to those who need an introduction to the amendments and to those who need a refresher on the eve of implementation.

It is likely to be of interest to lawyers, courts and dispute resolution practitioners, as well as other family justice professionals.

The course will cover the following:

• Status of Act, objectives

• Language of parenting, parenting orders

• Best interests, family violence

• Relocation: process, substantive law

• New duties: courts, parents, lawyers

• Jurisdiction for parenting orders

• Official Languages amendments

• Inter-jurisdictional support

• FOAEA Act changes

• Regulations, consequential changes, etc.

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