Division of Property – Married and Common Law Spouses

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time.

The workshop covers the following topics:

  • How property is divided when a marriage or common law relationship ends
  • What is “property”?
  • What does change in “value of property” mean?
  • How property is divided for married couples
  • How property is divided for common-law couples
  • What happens when there is abuse

Participants will have an opportunity to ask the presenter questions about the topic as well as to get information about available community support and resources.

Facilitator: Angela is the Program Lawyer at METRAC’s Community Justice Program (CJP). CJP provides accessible public legal information and education, particularly to women, youth, members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, from diverse backgrounds, especially those experiencing violence or abuse. Angela presents legal information workshops on various topics on family law, criminal law, and immigration law

Angela is a lawyer and a notary public and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, She volunteers at another non-profit organization that makes personal growth accessible to all.

Angela is a UofT alum where she gained her Global Professional Master of Laws degree. She also holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts degrees, from the Philippines.

Angela identifies as lesbian and uses she/her pronouns.

METRAC: Action on Violence is a not-for-profit, community-based organization that works to end gender-based violence against women, youth, trans, and non-binary people.  Through METRAC’s Community Justice Program, we facilitate workshops on Plain Language Legal Information. In this workshop we will provide legal information on getting legal support, in the forms of advice, guide, or representation.

Registration required. Current University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and their partners are welcome. If you have any access needs to ensure your full participation in this event, please contact the Family Care Office and we will try our best to work with you and make appropriate arrangements.