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: Queen's Bench Rule Amendments dealing with 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 December 13, 2022