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Important Legal Notices


The materials contained in this site are for your information, education and entertainment only. No legal advice is, or is intended, to be given. Your use of these materials is entirely at your own risk.

You should take careful note of the currency of the materials, and in particular the articles and statutes. Laws change and cases are overturned or reinterpreted on a daily basis, so what you find here might easily be out of date. We undertake no responsibility to update or otherwise monitor this site for its accuracy.

This website contains and is for general information only about family law in Manitoba. It may not be, and probably is not, relevant to any other legal jurisdiction.

This website does not offer legal advice, nor should it be taken as such. Any user should seek proper legal advice from a qualified lawyer.

The author, Len Fishman (unless another is named as the author), is solely responsible for the views and opinions expressed in this website. They are not to be taken as representative of or be attributed to those of any entity or professional association.


All users of this site are reminded that there is no intention to provide legal advice on any subject or to any person or groups of persons. It is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified lawyer entitled to practice in Manitoba. The user should be vigilant and aware that the information contained or linked to in this site, including case law and legislation, may be out of date and/or may not apply or be appropriate to any particular circumstances, case or person, or for any particular judicial jurisdiction.

Legal advice is particular and must be personal and confidential. The law changes rapidly and constantly. You should not rely on this website or to any other site to which it has links. If you have a legal question or problem, you should consult with and seek the advice of a qualified lawyer.

Neither Len Fishman, Fishman Beley Family Law Associates, or any other named author makes any representations, warranties, claims, promises or guarantees about the completeness, accuracy, currency or adequacy of the information or links in this website, or of any other website to which this site may be linked.

In no event shall the author, Len Fishman, or Fishman Beley Family Law Associates, be liable to you or to any other person or entity for any loss or damages whatsoever, including but not limited to loss of revenue or profit, lost or damaged data or other commercial or economic loss, whether or not foreseeable, no matter what the claim or basis for claim.


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