Parenting, custody & access



Legislation/Court rules

Court Rules Act — Provincial Court (Family) Rules

Court Rules Act — Supreme Court Family Rules (effective July 1, 2010)

Divorce Act (federal)

Family Law Act (provincial) (effective March 18, 2013)

Section 16 (Divorce Act)
Information about a divorced parent’s rights

Part 2, Division 1 (Family Law Act) (effective March 18, 2013)
Resolving family law disputes out of court preferred

Part 4, Division 1 (Family Law Act) (effective March 18, 2013)
Best Interests of Child

Part 4, Division 2 (Family Law Act) (effective March 18, 2013)
Parenting Arrangements

Section 39 (Family Law Act) (effective March 18, 2013)
Parents are generally guardians

Part 4, Division 3 (Family Law Act) (effective March 18, 2013)
Guardianship

Part 4, Division 4 (Family Law Act) (effective March 18, 2013)
Contact with a Child