Your Separation Agreement is signed. Now what?
If your Separation Agreement is comprehensive, professionally prepared, signed by both of you, and witnessed, you have severed your legal and financial ties.
The next step is the court documentation for your divorce: you need a divorce order to dissolve your marriage. This will give the ability to re-marry and a bit of emotional closure.
Even if you think you won't ever re-marry, it's best to get this last detail done sooner rather than later.
The bad news: the Supreme Court of British Columbia is pretty much the opposite of user-friendly. It is very confusing to try to figure out! When I used to work as a divorce lawyer, many clients came to me asking me to finish the divorce process that they had started - the system was too much of a headache for people to bother with!
The good news: you don't have to figure it out. I've created a detailed, step-by-step manual, complete with instructions, sample forms, links to fillable templates, checklists, timelines and frequently asked questions.
If the DIY Divorce Manual were electronic, you'd call it "plug and play". If it were human, it would be holding your hand.
This manual creates a happy middle ground between the frustration of getting lost in paperwork and the expense of hiring a lawyer. If you can follow directions, you can do your own divorce with the guidance of the DIY Divorce Manual!
Get a PDF copy directly from this website for $190 CAD.
This option will be preferable for most people as you will likely use a computer to fill out the court forms and will find the live links in the digital manual very helpful. You can choose to print certain select pages like the checklists.
Get a Print copy sent to you from Amazon.com for $190 USD.
This option will appeal to people who don't have a computer or tablet on which to review the manual. You will still need a computer or tablet to download the fillable court forms.