Separation and divorce in Ontario. A Guide to Procedures in Family Court. What you should know about family law in Ontario.
In Ontario, if you and your spouse both agree to a divorce, you can make a joint divorce application to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. If you live in Brampton, Hamilton, Ottawa or Toronto, you can file the application from your personal computer or visit a courthouse in one of those cities. Before you submit your online application, make sure you qualify and have all of the required documents.
Both you and your spouse need to download, fill out, print, sign, and date this form. The form must then be scanned and saved as a PDF. Both applicants need to download, fill out and print this form.
Forms must be sworn or affirmed to be true in front of a qualified commissioner for taking affidavits. You can find a commissioner at any family court office no charge or select ServiceOntario centres.
The forms must then be scanned and saved as PDFs. Download and fill this form out electronically.
Ensure you include all the orders you want the court to make. This form must be saved as a PDF. If you were married in Ontario, you can purchase a copy of your marriage certificate at ServiceOntario or call What is a joint divorce Office of the Registrar General at If you were married in another province or territory, please order a copy of your certificate from the government of that province or territory. If you were married outside Canada, you will need an electronically-issued marriage certificate plus a certified English translation, if the certificate is not in English or French.
If you cannot get a copy of your marriage certificateplease explain why in Form The form must be sworn or affirmed to be true in front of a qualified commissioner for taking affidavits.
An Interac debit card has only one logo — the Interac logo — on the card. We do not accept co-branded debit cardswhich have the Interac logo and a second logo, for example a VISA or Mastercard logo. If you need a fee waiveryou cannot apply for a joint divorce online and must apply at a courthouse.