As mentioned above, the immigration regulations provide that if one partner is unable to cohabit with the other due to persecution or any form of penal control, the partner may be considered a common-law partner
for the purposes of the visa application.
They were also more likely to sustain injuries and to fear for their lives as a result of violence by a spouse or common-law partner
than were non-Aboriginal victims.
However, where such funds are received by a surviving spouse or common-law partner
, or a financially dependent child, the funds can instead be included in the recipient's income.
the individual's spouse or common-law partner
is entitled to receive all of the income of the trust that arises before the spouse's or common-law partner
's death and no person except the spouse or the common-law partner
may before their death receive or obtain the use of any of the income or the capital or the trust,
There is still some debate about whether or not it is appropriate to grant the same benefits and impose the same obligations on common-law partners
as on married couples--after all, if people choose NOT to marry, should the same obligations vis-a-vis property and financial support be imposed on them as on those who do choose to marry?
So, even while the grieving family members of the dead man was preparing for his last rites, the local villagers huddled, discussed the woman's predicament and finally decided to perform her marriage to her dead common-law partner
Pursuant to this section, a foreign national may immigrate on the basis of his or her relationship as the spouse, common-law partner
, child, parent or other prescribed family member of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
In more than two-thirds of common-law partner
homicides, the woman prevailed in the ensuing fight, typically stabbing her common-law husband as he attacked her.
As a common-law partner
, you'd have residential rights but that also makes me ask the next question, has he proposed marriage?
One little-reported case occurred in August 2007, when a Dartmouth, NS, man was arrested after attacking his common-law partner
with a sword, leaving her with life-threatening injuries.
about three-quarters of these women were fleeing abuse, frequently from a common-law partner
The caregiver (normally a spouse or common-law partner
, but in some cases an adult relative) must have been primarily responsible for the veteran's care, without payment, and must have resided with and cared for the veteran for at least one year continuously.