How to Get a Contested Divorce in Ontario

Forms & Information

A divorce is the formal, legal termination of a marriage, granted by the Superior Court or Unified Family Court. The links below will walk you through the process of applying for a divorce when there are contested issues (property division, support, child custody and access, etc.), or responding to such an Application for divorce.

If you are seeking a divorce only (a “simple divorce”), and no other relief from the court (such as child custody or access, support, or property division), you can proceed by way of a Form 8A: Application.

Here are instructions for obtaining a divorce with other contested issues:

Note that all court forms referred to in this section are available from the Ontario government by clicking here.

Get additional information and answers to your divorce-related questions by calling (905) 581-7222. Our Ontario divorce lawyers are here to help!

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