The Protégez-Vous Collection offers us a truly practical guide to living together. Because one out of 5 couples lives in a free union, because separations are on the increase, because it is better to plan ahead!
In Quebec, nearly 60% of the adult population lives as a couple, either in a marriage or civil union (38%) or common-law (19%). But living together is not just romantic. Forming a couple involves responsibilities and the obligation to comply with certain rules. In short, obligations and rights― Which multiply when you become parents― That will have to be respected or even asserted in the event of a breakup. The Practical Guide to Life for Two, published in the Collection Protégez-Vous, is a unique reference work, both for people living as a couple and for lovers about to embark on this beautiful adventure that is life. two.
How do you celebrate a marriage or a civil union? What are the spousal benefits? What are the responsibilities of parents? How does a divorce take place? Who usually gets custody of the children? Can a marriage or civil union be annulled? The Practical Guide to Living Together answers these questions and moreagain.
The first edition of The Practical Guide to Living Together, published in 2002, sold more than 15,000 copies. Six years later, the Protégez-Vous Collection is proud to present this new, fully updated edition. From marriage to death, including civil union, de facto union, birth and adoption, the Practical Guide to Living Together is an essential companion for better navigating the legal environment (laws, rights and responsibilities) surrounding life together, all accompanied by concrete examples and many practical tips.
PRACTICAL GUIDE TO LIFE FOR TWO, Collection Protégez-vous, 2008, 72 pages, $6.95. On sale at newsstands and bookstores.