Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Family Law in Manitoba Public Information Booklet


Type of service
Information & Resource Centres

Services offered
The Manitoba Justice family law information booklet, Family Law in Manitoba, gives an overview of family law and the legal system in the province. The booklet is intended to provide a basic understanding of family law for anyone who wants or needs to know about it. The booklet outlines the court system, court procedures and alternatives to court and includes sections on marriage, separation and divorce, custody, support, adoption, change of name, death in the family, unmarried relationships, and more. The final chapter lists important contact information (addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail and website addresses).

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service. The booklet is revised periodically.

Department responsible
Family Law Section, Legal Services Branch, Manitoba Justice

How to access this service
Not applicable

The Family Law in Manitoba booklet is available at the Family Law Section, Legal Services Branch, Manitoba Justice, all Manitoba court offices, Family Conciliation, Manitoba Family Services and Housing, Community Legal Education Association, Manitoba Legal Aid offices, Maintenance Enforcement offices, RCMP detachments, police services, public libraries, women’s shelters, school division offices, as well as various non-governmental agencies.
[ Service(s) offered ]

English and French

The Family Law in Manitoba booklet is available on Manitoba Justice's website at:

No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Not applicable

Contact person(s)
Family Law Section, Legal Services Branch
Manitoba Justice
1230 - 405 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3L6
Telephone: 204-945-0268
Toll free: 1-800-282-8069 (ext. 0268) in Manitoba

Manitoba court offices at:

Community Legal Education Association (Manitoba)
205 - 414 Graham Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L8
Telephone: 204-943-2305
Toll free: 1-800-262-8800 in Manitoba

Family Conciliation, Manitoba Department of Family Services and Housing at:

Legal Aid Manitoba
Application Centre - Winnipeg
100 – 287 Broadway
Winnipeg MB R3C 0R9
Telephone: 204-985-8500
Fax: 204-949-9216
Toll free: 1-800-261-2960 in Manitoba

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