Information for professionals

Changes to Canada’s family laws were made in June 2019. Most of the amendments to the Divorce Act will come into force on July 1, 2020. Changes to federal support enforcement laws will come into force within two years. Watch this page for information about the changes, new duties for professionals and to access accredited training modules.

Overview of changes to family laws

Learn more about the changes to family laws.

Changes to the Divorce Act explained

A detailed explanation of the meaning and intention of each amendment to the Divorce Act.

Training for professionals

Online courses developed for legal advisers will be available soon.

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