FAQs Property Division, Sharing & The Matrimonial Home

Is there a time limit on property division?

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Written by Russell Alexander ria@russellalexander.com / (905) 655-6335

In short, yes. If you and your spouse disagree on how your property were divided, you may need to ask the court to assist in solving your dispute. However, you must ask the court to intervene within a certain amount of time after your date of separation. The time limit for an equalization payment is 2 years after you divorce, or 6 years after you and your partner separate.

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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