If you do not have access to a computer, you may purchase court forms at any Manitoba Court Centre.
You can find information on the Laws of Manitoba at https://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/statpub/index.html
Once you are at this Internet site, click on " Enter Manitoba Laws" to find specific information.
Yes, you can access the Court Registry System online at https://web43.gov.mb.ca/Registry/
The Court Services Fees Regulation regulates all court fees.
Acceptable methods of paying court filing fees are described at: Province of Manitoba | Justice - Courts Division.
Security for costs must be paid in guaranteed funds (certified cheque, bank draft, money order, cash or debit).
You must attend to the Court of King's Bench Centre in Manitoba in which your court file is located. Court staff can photocopy the order for a fee. The Winnipeg Centre court office located at 408 York Avenue has a coin-operated photocopier for your use.
Yes, court staff can complete a search by using your full name.
Court staff cannot provide you with legal advice. You may wish to represent yourself in proceedings before the Courts, however, it is recommended that you consult with a lawyer about your rights and all available remedies or outcomes that can be sought from the court.
Court staff can complete a search using your file name or file number.
A Statement of Claim is an originating process in the Court of King's Bench that is used when one party is suing another party.
A common misunderstanding about the role of the Court is that the Court is responsible for enforcing or ensuring that its orders or judgments are followed. This is not the case. If a person is successful in obtaining a judgment or an order in his or her favour from the Court, it is up to that person to take whatever steps they consider necessary, in keeping with the law, to enforce the order.
You can obtain a garnishing order after you are successful in your court case and receive a Judgment. You should refer to The Garnishment Act for more specific information.
Yes, you can if you are the owner of the vehicle and have a copy of the bill or are prepared to swear an affidavit as to the amount outstanding. You must attend to your local Court of King's Bench Registry Office. You will be provided with the proper forms, which you will be required to complete. You will also be required to pay into Court the full amount of the outstanding bill plus 10% of the bill or $50.00 (whichever is less) as a fee. You will then be issued with an order to release your vehicle. You will be required to give the order to the garage keeper who will in turn release your vehicle to you.
Information on how to file a Small Claim Appeal can be found on the Small Claims FAQ page.