Living Together or Living Apart
Common-Law Relationships, Marriage, Separation, and Divorce
Explains the basics of family law in BC. Includes information about:
- being married or in a marriage-like relationship (also called a common-law relationship),
- what separation and divorce mean,
- how to work out arrangements for parenting if you have children, and
- how to sort out money matters.
Printing the French version of this booklet was made possible thanks to the Canada — British Columbia Collaboration Agreement on Official Languages. The French version doesn't include the most recent minor changes and updates that appear in the other language versions.