Question: Is polygamy legal in Canada?

Polygamy. Polygamous marriages are not legal in Canada and are an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada. For the first marriage to be recognized as legally valid under Canadian law, the couple must live together in a monogamous marriage in Canada.

How many wives can I have in Canada?

The community has done so for more than half a century, even though polygamy is illegal under Section 293 of Canadas Criminal Code. Bountifuls residents are part of a fundamentalist breakaway Mormon sect, which believes that a man must marry at least three wives in order, one day, to enter heaven.

Who pays for divorce in Canada?

Rule 18(14) of the Family Law Rules states that when a party gets a result that was as good or better for them as a previous formal offer that party has properly made, the other party should pay all or substantially all of the legal fees.

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