It contains information about the laws that may affect you if you separate. These issues include the care andsupport of your children, support for you or your spouse and the division of your property. Family law can be complicated and a booklet cannot possibly answer all your questions or tell you everything you need to know. There are many ways you can inform yourself about the law and your options. Generally Ontario family law applies equally to couples who are of the same or opposite sex. If you are separated or are thinking of separating, it is a good idea to speak to a lawyer about your situation.