Divorce: Division of Property

Division of Property

One of the main things that causes a lot of frustration during a divorce is the; ‘who gets what’ question. For some couples the division of property can get very messy while for others they are able to deal with it quickly and easily. Under Canada’s constitution each province and territory is responsible for laws regarding the division and or equalization of family or marital property, and these laws can vary from one province or territory to the next. This article will consider a basic understanding of property division in a divorce in Canada giving a general overview of Ontario regarding the division of property.