Matrimonial Real Property Information Session

Community Members

Matrimonial Real Property Information Session

Where: Lawrence Ambers Memorial Rec Centre

When: January 19, 9:30 – Noon


The Act contains provisional federal rules that affect reserve lands and occupancy of family homes located on those lands. It also provides rules for how the value of matrimonial real propperty on a reserve is shared in the event of death, separation or divorce where at least one spouse of common-lay partner is a First Nation member.

What will be covered?

Rights available:

to common-law and married spouses on the breakdown of their relationship

to the survivor on the death of their spouse or common-law partner

to spouses or common-law partners in the event of family violence

The process by which  a First Nation can enact its own law for dealing with Matrimonial Real Property