Family law guide

Family law refers to any laws making rules about family relationships, such as when people marry, when families change through divorce or separation, when children in a family are not properly cared for, or when a child is adopted. The Department of Justice publishes a guide to family law in the Northwest Territories called Family Law in the NWT as part of its mission to provide public legal education and information.

This comprehensive guide is designed to help you understand these legal processes.

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