Family Law

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The following links to resources may also be helpful:

Maintenance Enforcement

As of July 1, 2019, the Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) can review whether or not maintenance for an adult child should continue to be enforced. MEP can stop enforcement, unless the child is not able to live independently because of illness, disability or attending school. Submit the form: Request for Child Support Enforcement Eligibility Review

For more information:

Manitoba Courts Videos

Variation of a Child Support Order

Suspending a Child Support Order

Child Support Guidelines
Information, tables and calculators are available on the Justice Canada site.

Divorce – Uncontested

We’ve included sections from our Uncontested Divorce Guide:

If you would like to order our Uncontested Divorce Guide, contact us. The cost is $30. You can also pay by PayPal at:

You may also want to view Manitoba Courts videos:

How to fill out a petition or petition for divorce

Uncontested Affidavit Divorce

Enforcing Family Law Court Orders (2021)

Guide to Enforcing Family Court Orders

Family Law Fact Sheets (2021)

Child Support

Parenting Arrangements

Separation and Divorce

Spousal Support

French Fact Sheets (2021)

Arrangements parentaux 

Pensions alimentaires pour enfants

Prestation alimentaire matrimoniale

Grandparent Access

The Guide for Grandparents and Extended Family Members Applying for Access is available on the Manitoba Families Website.

We’ve also included videos about Division of Family Property and Spousal Support.

Parenting Plans
Justice Canada has on-line publications dealing with parenting plans.

Protection Orders

Community Legal Education Association has a publication called: Court Orders for Your Protection

The Manitoba Courts have a Guide for Application to Set Aside/Vary/Revoke a Protection Order as well as videos:

How to apply for a protection order

How to Set Aside / Vary / Revoke a Protection Order

Single Parents

Take a look at our publication Legal Tips for Single Parents