Family Law

We provide limited assistance with family law problems for low-income individuals or those suffering from gender-based violence. Gender-based violence includes mental, emotional, financial and physical violence.

For help with the legal divorce process please visit our Divorce and Separation page here.

If you have questions about how to fill out your Application for Divorce Form or your Financial Statement please please visit our  Forms Self-Help page here.

For additional assistance please contact Legal Aid Ontario on 1-800-668-8258 or visit their website for help with a family law case.

The Steps to Justice website offers step-by-step information about family law and other common legal problems.


1. Your Information

The first set of questions asks for details about you, including your name, mailing address, where you live, information about your lawyer, if you have one, and your spouses information (put in the box labeled Respondent).