Notice: Our office will be closed to the public December 17, 2022 to January 9th, 2023.
For all our current and past clients, we will continue working on your files and responding through the holidays. Though please be advised that our response time may be delayed due to the high volume of work during this season.

  1. The age of marriage was 16 years old, but now it is at 18 years old to raise the age level of spouses.  Exception: Under the Marriage Act in Ontario, a person over 16 years old may get married with consent of parents. Raising the minimum age will help decrease the risk of early and forced marriage… Read more here: CIC

sudden change

  1. If parties are not physically present at the marriage ceremony, they are now considered an excluded relationship. Read more here: CIC


Both items came out on June 11 and are effective as of June 11, 2015.