The following links are to the main pieces of legislation that govern family law issues including divorce, common law separation, custody, access, child support, spousal support, division of property, equalization of property and other related issues.
Child and Family Services Act (Children’s Aid Society and adoption issues)
Children’s Law Reform Act – (custody, access, parentage issues)
Ontario Child Support Guidelines – (support for children of common law parents)
Federal Child Support Guidelines – (support for children of married parents)
Family Law Act - law related to property, support and custody issues in Ontario
Family Law Rules (rule of court process)
Family Responsibility and Support Arrears Enforcement Act (payment and enforcement of support through the provincial government agency called the Family Responsibility Office)