A reminder that the forms under the Ontario Family Law Rules have been changed to align with recent significant legislative reforms affecting divorce, separation, and parenting.
The updated Family Law Rules Forms are available on the Ontario Court Forms website, together with this notice:
“Effective March 1, 2021, you must file using the correct family court form or your filing will be rejected and you will need to refile with the new version.”
The Divorce Act Changes Explained (Department of Justice)
Introduction to Federal Family Law Amendments (Department of Justice)
(the first course in a series of free training sessions for family law professionals is available online)
Legislative Summary of Bill C-78: An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act (Library of Parliament)