Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Enforcement Services (Manitoba)

Province/Territory
Manitoba

Type of service
Support Enforcement

Services offered
The Maintenance Enforcement Program monitors and enforces court orders and separation agreements requiring payment of child and spousal support. . The program can have its lawyers take enforcement action in court at no cost to the person owed support.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Maintenance Enforcement Program, Manitoba Justice

How to access this service
All support orders in Manitoba are automatically filed with the Maintenance Enforcement Program. The person entitled to receive maintenance support is required to complete a registration package prior to the file being assigned to an enforcement officer.

Location(s)
Service is provided throughout Manitoba, with offices in Winnipeg, Thompson and Brandon.
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English and French

Publications/information
Please see the following website for more information
http://www.gov.mb.ca/justice/family/mep/index.html

Costs
No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Part VI of The Family Maintenance Act, C.C.S.M. c. F20

Contact person(s)
Director, Maintenance Enforcement Program
100-352 Donald Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H8
Telephone: 204-945-7133
Fax: 204-945-5449
Toll free: 1-866-479-2717 in Manitoba

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