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For a very good overview of family law, take a look at Family Law in Manitoba on the Manitoba Justice website. The 2014 edition is available in hard copy.
Other resources you may find useful:
FAQ section of our website: https://www.communitylegal.mb.ca/faqs/
Video – How to Conduct Yourself in Court:
Manitoba Courts Video: What to Expect When Attending Court: http://www.manitobacourts.mb.ca/video-library/#Attending_Court
For legal information or a referral to a lawyer – our Law Phone-In & Lawyer Referral Program: https://www.communitylegal.mb.ca/programs/law-phone-in-and-lawyer-referral-program/
For more publications about family law, our Publications Section: https://www.communitylegal.mb.ca/publications/
Legal Help Centre: http://legalhelpcentre.ca
Drop -Ins – Tuesday and Friday 1pm to 4:30pm
Uncontested Motions Court Tuesdays 9 to 10 am
Workshops – How to Prepare for Your Case Conference
The following links to resources may also be helpful:
Changing Child Support Orders
The Guide to Changing Child Support Orders booklet is available on the Manitoba Justice Website.
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:
- Legal Requirements for Divorce
- Divorce – Divorce Sequence of Events – Sole Petitioner
- Divorce – Divorce Sequence of Events – Co-Petitioners
If you would like to order our Uncontested Divorce Guide, contact us. The cost is $25 ($28 if we are mailing it out)
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 (2016)
Family Law Fact Sheets (2016)
French Fact Sheets (2016)
Conférences préparatoires en droit familial (updated 2018)
The Guide for Grandparents and Extended Family Members Applying for Access is available on the Manitoba Families Website.
The following videos on Starting Family Law Proceedings and Interim Relief in Family Court may also be helpful. We’ve also included videos about Division of Family Property and Spousal Support.
Justice Canada has on-line publications dealing with parenting plans.
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
Take a look at our publication Legal Tips for Single Parents