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British Columbia Affidavit of Service

Proof of Service

The affidavit of service proves to the court that your spouse was personally given a copy of the filed Notice of Family Claim. The person who served your spouse must swear an affidavit of service, which must be filed in court with stage 2 of your divorce.

Requirements of an Affidavit of Service

The affidavit of service is specific to divorce in British Columbia. In order to be accepted by the court the following information must be specified:

  • The name and address of the server,
  • The date, time and place of service,
  • How your spouse was served,
  • How your spouse was identified,
  • A copy of the papers served on your spouse must be attached as an exhibit.

Obtaining an Affidavit of Service

A Friend Served your Spouse

If you arranged for someone you know to serve your spouse, we recommend that you purchase the affidavit of service from us. Just answer our online Affidavit of Service Questionnaire and we will provide you with a fully prepared ready to swear affidavit of service with complete instructions for assembling and swearing it.

A Process Server Served your Spouse

If you hired a process server to serve your spouse, the server will be responsible for providing the affidavit of service in a manner that is acceptable to the court. If your process server is not familiar with these requirements, we recommend purchasing the fully prepared affidavit of service from us.

How to Buy the Affidavit of Service

The affidavit of service is an optional item that is automatically enabled according to the answers on your divorce questionnaire. If it is enabled, it will be available from My Divorce.