How to get a “Legal Separation” in Ontario Posted onFebruary 28, 2020September 10, 2020/ Devry Smith Frank LLP Podcast #41 – How to get a “Legal Separation” in Ontario One of the most common family law questions is “how to register a separation.” People have just separated, people who are thinking about separating and people who think they may be separated wonder what they have to do to “make it official”. The first thing to do after separation is the topic in this episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast. In this episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, explains how a “separation” becomes legal in Ontario – for both married and common-law couples. He also explains the significance of the date of separation for support and property division, as well as some of the implications for employment benefits programs and income tax. John also explains the steps you need to start to address, and resolve, all the issues arising from separation. This podcast can help people who are separating avoid making big family law mistakes. Podcast #41 In this episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, explains how to get a separation legally in Ontario. For more information, check out www.DevryLaw.ca. The companion book to this podcast, The Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law is available by clicking on the book to the right. The e-book is $9.99 and is available for immediate download from Amazon for Kindle, Kobo and iTunes for iPad, iPhone and Mac.If you have found this podcast useful, please feel free to share it on your social network by using the buttons to the left or at the bottom of the page. Hundreds of people download episodes of the podcast every month because of the valuable information it provides on family law and family court issues. This podcast was provided for general information only. It does not constitute legal advice with regard to any specific situation. Opening and closing music © 2010 Little Jackie Wright Thanks for listening.