(If you have any questions about this, please read the completely out of the blue, my husband checked out of our marriage.
Without going into very personal details, he was pretty darn certain about this decision and only wanted any debate to be who was getting what and how to do it as quickly as possible so that we could go our ways.
You can also become an adult interdependent partner by entering into a written adult interdependent partner agreement.
Québec, unlike the other provinces has a Civil Code, and it has never recognized common-law partnership as a kind of marriage.
In Quebec, common law partners are known as “de facto” partners.
Despite the spike in this type of relationship, the rights of people living together outside of a marriage are still quite misunderstood.
In fact, many people incorrectly believe that a common law couple is entitled to the same rights as a married couple, but this is most often not true.