What triggers a triggering event under the Marital Property Act?

New Brunswick, Canada


The following excerpt is from Gaunce v Gaunce, 2018 NBQB 40 (CanLII):

It follows that the “triggering event” under the Marital Property Act is a court order. In the absence of such an order at the time of bankruptcy proprietary division claims survive bankruptcy (See: Schreyer v. Schreyer, supra at paras 22-23; But see: Shirkie v. Shirkie, 2015 SKQB 303 at paras 25-26).

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