03
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Common-law, Legal Rights, news, Quebec, rights, Spouse, Supreme Court Of Canada

Legal challenge to Quebec common law rules seeks equal rights for unmarried spouses – Montreal

A well-known Quebec lawyer says she’s mounting a legal challenge to provincial laws that don’t grant common-law spouses the same rights as married couples in the event of a breakup. Anne-France Goldwater said today Quebec family law treats unmarried women as having less value than their married counterparts because they aren’t…