Changes to the Supreme Court Family Forms - April 2022 - Frequently Asked Questions

What forms have changed?
Recent changes were made to the following Supreme Court Family forms (Order in Council: 701/2021):

  • FORM F1 – Notice of Joint Family Claim
  • FORM F3 – Notice of Family Claim
  • FORM F8 – Financial Statement
  • FORM F15 – Affidavit of Personal Service
  • FORM F31 – Notice of Application
  • FORM F32 – Application Response
  • FORM F34 – Order Made Without Notice
  • FORM F35 – Requisition
  • FORM F74 – Response to Petition
  • FORM F75 – Notice of Hearing
  • FORM F77 – Notice of Interest
  • FORM F98 – Notice of Appeal from Master, Registrar or Special Referee

When are the changes in effect?
The changes came into effect on April 4, 2022.  

Why are the forms changing?
Modification were made to the court forms to improve consistency and clarity.
Can I use the old forms?
For all new filings, parties must now use the updated forms.
When will the updated forms be ready?
The forms have been updated and are available on the Court forms website now.

Where can I find information and forms for interjurisdictional support orders?
Information and forms are available on the Ministry of Attorney General's Interjurisdictional Support Services website.

Where can I find information and forms for the Divorce Act changes to the "relocation" process?
You can visit the Department of Justice Canada - Family Law website to read about "relocation" and download the forms.

Where can I find the Registration of Divorce Proceedings form?
The registration application form is available on the Department of Justice Canada website - Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings.