When more than one province or country is involved

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Interjurisdictional orders: When a case involves more than one province, territory, or country

Living in different places can affect whether you can change or enforce a support order because more than one set of laws is involved. Plus, how to know if your order was made under the federal Divorce Act or provincial law.

Your order was made outside BC

Can you change a support order made outside BC?

You're in BC and want to change an order made outside BC.

Can you enforce a support order made outside BC?

You're in BC and want to enforce an order made outside BC.

Change a support order made outside BC under the Divorce Act if you can't agree

Step-by-step guide for how to change a support order made outside BC under the federal Divorce Act.

One of you doesn't live in BC

Can you change a support order made in BC if one of you doesn't live here?

You want to change an order made in BC but either you or the other person doesn't live here anymore.

Can you enforce a support order made in BC if one of you doesn't live here?

You want to enforce an order made in BC but either you or the other person doesn't live here anymore.