Categories: General Date: Jun 21, 2016 Title: Changes to Divorce Filing Fees
Starting June 17, 2016, the Registrar’s Office will no longer collect the fee for a Petition for Divorce (Form 72A or 72B) and Clearance Certificate as two separate payments ($100 payable to Minister of Finance and $10 to Receiver General of Canada). Petitioners must pay these fees by a single certified cheque or money order in the amount of $110 payable to the Minister of Finance. This is also the case for individuals in Saint John applying for a divorce using Form 81A Application.
After June 30, 2016, the Registrar’s Office will return payments made with two cheques and the petitioner will have to pay a refiling fee of $10.
To learn more about the process of filing for your own divorce, see our self-help guide “Doing Your Own Divorce in New Brunswick” on our website www.familylawnb.ca.