Information and FAQs

Many people go through a breakdown in their marriage or common-law relationship during their working career. If this applies to you, it is important to keep in mind that your pension may represent a significant part of the family property you’ve built during your relationship with your former spouse.

Pension law and family law are complex, and they interact in a number of ways in the case of spousal relationship breakdown. As a result, it is strongly recommended to obtain advice from a lawyer with experience in this area before making any decisions regarding the division of your pension.

Resources and Forms

There are several forms you may need to submit, depending on the particular circumstances.