Spousal Support Lawyer in Richmond Hill
If you meet the definition of a “spouse,” you may be entitled to spousal support.
In accordance with section 29 the Family Law Act, you may meet the definition of a spouse even if you are not legally married if you meet any of the following criteria:
- Two individuals who are legally married to one another
- Two individuals who have entered a marriage that was never or can never become valid (void) or a marriage that can only be valid if an annulment isn't provided within a given amount of time (voidable)
- Two individuals who are not married, however, have been cohabiting with one another for an extended period (3 years or more)
- Two individuals that have cohabited for a given amount of time and are either adoptive or biological parents of children
At Romeo Pitario Family Law Lawyers, the interests of our clients are paramount. Contact us to learn more about whether you may be eligible for spousal support based on your unique circumstances. From the moment you first contact a member on our team, our goal will be to provide you with compassionate, high quality legal service. For a FREE consultation regarding your spousal support case, call (877) 889-8889