Staying out of court

Self-help guides to get a court order without going to court



Do it yourself

Self-help guides

Agreements

If you both agree about family issues, you can put that into a written legal agreement.

File your agreement in Provincial Court
How to create a Provincial Court file for your case by taking your signed agreement to the court registry.

File your agreement in Supreme Court
How to create a Supreme Court file for your case by taking your signed agreement to the court registry.

Set aside all or part of an agreement (Provincial or Supreme Court)
How to ask the court to change an agreement by replacing all or part of it with a new court order.

Write your own separation agreement
How to write a legally binding separation agreement if you're going through separation and/or divorce.


Family orders if you can agree

Whether or not you're applying for a divorce, you can get a consent order about your family issues (parenting, child/spousal support, and/or division of property/debts).

Get a final family order

Get a final family order (Provincial or Supreme Court)
How to apply for a final family consent order about parenting, support, or property.

Get an interim family order

Start a family law case to get a new order (Provincial or Supreme Court)
Steps to take before you can apply for an interim family consent order about parenting or support.

Get an interim family order (Provincial or Supreme Court)
How to get a temporary order for parenting or support arrangements until a judge can make a final family order.

Change a family order

Change a family order (Provincial or Supreme Court)
How to apply to change an existing court order.

Court forms

Court forms (includes sample completed forms)