knowledge topics

  1. 01 Financial Planning Profession and Financial Services Industry Regulation
  2. 02 Financial Analysis
  3. 03 Credit and Debt
  4. 04 Registered Retirement Plans
  5. 05 Government Benefit Plans
  6. 06 Registered Education and Disability Plans
  7. 07 Economics
  8. 08 Investments
  9. 09 Taxation
  10. 10 Law
  11. 11 Insurance
  12. 12 Human Behaviour

Jurisdictional Responsibility for Family Law

KNOWLEDGE EXPECTED OF: Both CFP® Professionals and QAFPTM Professionals

  • Identify areas of family law for which the federal government has jurisdiction, such as:
    • Legislative responsibility for marriage
    • Legislative responsibility for divorce
    • Legislative responsibility for child and spousal support under the circumstances of divorce
  • Identify areas of family law for which the provincial/territorial governments have jurisdiction, such as:
    • Solemnization of marriage
    • Administration of divorce through the courts
    • Division of property
    • Separation
    • Child and spousal support under the circumstances of non-married individuals or married couples where no application for divorce has been commenced
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