Survey Part 1

Instructions:  
  1. Please read each question carefully.
  2. Please answer each question.  If you have any questions about this survey, please feel free to contact Nuala Robinson, the MRP Coordinator, at the band office (519-534-1689) or by cell (519-379-8414).
  3. Please provide any comments or suggestions you may have in the space provided at the end of the survey.  

IF AT ANY TIME you would like to change some of your answers, please contact Nuala Robinson, MRP Coordinator.  Your input is vital to the project.  
 
The questions are grouped as follows:  
  • Relationships - questions 1, 2, and 3
  • Matrimonial Home and Real Property - questions 4 and 5
  • Disposal of Matrimonial Real Property - questions 6 and 7
  • Division of Matrimonial Real Property at Relationship Breakdown - questions 8, 9, 10, and 11
 
Thank you for your  time!

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* 1. Do you want to grant non-member married spouses real property rights under this law?  

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* 2. Do you want to grant non-member common-law spouses real property rights under this law?  

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* 3. How long do people have to live together to be considered common-law spouses for purposes of this matrimonial law?

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* 4. Do you agree that the primary residence of the spouses during the relationship should be considered the matrimonial home?

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* 5. Would other real property besides the home (i.e. vacant land, businesses, cottages, etc.) be covered under this law as matrimonial real property?

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* 6. A spouse would like to sell land, mortgage it, or dispose of it. Should the other spouse have to give consent for this to happen?

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* 7. If yes, what should happen if the spouse sells, mortgages, or disposes of land without their spouse’s consent?

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* 8. In the situation that spouses cannot agree on the value of the property, should that value be determined by an independent appraisal?

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* 9. The current federal law allows a non-member spouse to claim ½ value of investments into the construction and maintenance of the home during marriage. Should this arrangement be made into our law?

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* 10. For relationships where both spouses are band members, do you want the First Nation to be able to order the transfer of the home to one of the two spouses to carry out property division?

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* 11. In the event of a relationship breakup, how long will a spouse have to make a claim for matrimonial real property?

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* 12. Please provide any additional comments or questions you may have.

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* 13. Name and Member Number

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* 14. Please provide your email address here if you would like to receive specific information on the Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act with respect to the questions in this survey.

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* 15. If you would like to receive a thank you gift for participation, please fill out the following:  

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