CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE

The Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) provides all the technical rules that apply within the province from the moment you take legal action: How to serve the defendant, where to deposit your proceedings, when time delays begin and expire, right up to how to execute...

DIVORCE ACT

The Canadian constitution provides that the federal government has jurisdiction with regard to power over marriage and divorce, though there is some overlap with provincial jurisdictions with respect to various rules flowing from marriage (such as rules regarding the...

CIVIL CODE OF QUEBEC

The Civil Code of Quebec (CCQ) provides all the general rules, rights and obligations among people with a residence, domicile or some other legal connection to the province of Québec. The CCQ treats everything from property rights, last wills and testaments, civil...

CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENT REGULATIONS AND TABLES

The Regulation respecting the determination of child support payments lays out the process of determining child support payments for parents who both reside in Quebec. It defines the legal meaning of terms like “annual income”, “child care expenses”, “custody...

CANADA CHILD BENEFIT (CCB)

The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is a tax-free monthly payment made to the custodial parent(s) of children under the age of 19. To be eligible, the parent(s) must be Canadian residents or citizens, they must live with the child and be mainly responsible for the child’s...