King's Bench Rule 70 Family Proceedings

Court of King's Bench Rule 70 applies to all family proceedings.  Rule 70 is a comprehensive and specialized rule that provides a roadmap for how family law cases are to be conducted, both under federal and provincial legislation.  Rule 70 also includes the various forms required to commence and carry out a court action in the family division.

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NOTE: Rule 70 Amendments required by the Divorce Act amendments came into effect on March 1, 2021.  The full text of the amendments along with the forms, Man. Reg. 7/2021 are posted on the Manitoba Laws website at https://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/regs/annual/2021/007.pdf.  

Information on this page last updated on May 11, 2023