Divorce, also known as the dissolution of a marriage, is the process by which a married couple terminates their relationship. The breakdown of a marriage is often extremely difficult, both emotionally and financially. At Popovici Chouliareas, your divorce lawyer will take the time to listen to you and work with you during this delicate time.


Given that every family is unique, so is every divorce. Your divorce lawyer will advise you regarding your rights and obligations towards your spouse or children. They will also provide you with a personalized plan of action from your very first meeting and will accompany you every step of the way.  It is crucial in any divorce and separation to fully understand all of your rights.


For instance, did you know that there are three legal grounds for Divorce in Quebec?


  • Living apart for at least one year

  • Adultery

  • Physical or mental cruelty


A spouse does not need the other’s permission to obtain a divorce. Given that spouses are considered equal in Canada, either spouse may invoke any of the above reasons to obtain a divorce judgment. Your divorce lawyer will not only address your grounds for divorce, but will also advise you regarding the division of family patrimony and matrimonial regime, alimony, child custody, child support and other important aspects.


While some cases require intervention from the Courts, not all do. If you and your ex have already determined how you would like to deal with the elements of your divorce, your divorce lawyer can also present you with our various fixed rate package options for filing an amicable divorce.


Please contact us to learn more.


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