Thu June 28, 2012
Common Law Marriage Suit Could Alter Canadian Law
Originally published on Thu June 28, 2012 11:34 am
A Canadian Supreme Court case has the potential to change marriage across the country. In the province of Quebec, partners in a common-law marriage have no legal obligation to support each other if they separate. But that law's validity came into question when the long time de-facto spouse of a Canadian billionaire demanded alimony payments.