What rights do common-law couples have in Quebec?
Lawyer Anne-France Goldwater answers listener questions about common-law relationships
The 2011 census revealed common-law unions are most prevalent in Quebec, at 21 per cent of relationships.
With common-law relationships becoming increasingly popular, what rights do people who decide not to get married have in this province?
- Common-law relationships on the rise, divorce falling
- Unmarried Quebec couples have no right to alimony, court rules
Anne-France Goldwater is a family lawyer in Montreal. She was on CBC Montreal's Radio Noon to answer questions about what rights common-law couples have in this province.