What Can You Do With A Marriage Contract? Posted onAugust 26, 2021October 1, 2021/ Devry Smith Frank LLP Podcast #62 –What Can You Do With A Marriage Contract? As soon as COVID-19 restrictions started lifting, people started getting married again. But having had to wait, or perhaps because they are getting married older, the betrothed have given some thought about what getting married means. Perhaps they have been following the Ontario Family Law Podcast and paid attention to the issues that can arise on separation, or read the comments. Perhaps they have read the Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law to understand how Family Law works. But, people who are getting married now are getting married smarter and using marriage contracts to avoid surprises if they separate. From property division to child and spousal support to parenting issues, in this episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman explains what you can and cannot do with a marriage contract or a cohabitation agreement (for people who are living common law). He also explains what the law says cannot be changed using these types of contracts. This episode is essential listening for people who are getting married or people who are planning to live common law, so they know what arrangements they can make to protect what is most important to them during their relationship. Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, explains marriage contracts. 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.