Trial separations and real estate – Boutet in Real Estate Magazine Online

Many couples who are thinking of separating are unclear about how family law determines division of the family property – including cottages and rental property.

Once someone decides to move out of the matrimonial home and live in a different residence, the biggest question they might have is whether the separation impacts property division. The answer depends on whether the separation is temporary or permanent.

A trial separation does not impact property division. This is because rights and obligations relating to division of property get triggered not during a relationship, but after there has been a permanent separation.

Read the full article in Real Estate Magazine.

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