A form called Notice to birth father is required to be served on birth fathers in certain adoptions. This applies to private adoptions, de facto adoptions, extended family adoptions, and step parent adoptions. However, the Notice to birth father does not to be served if the birth father is signing consent.
The Pew Research Center reports that millennials are significantly less likely to be married than previous generations in their 20s. In Manitoba, couples living together in a common law relationship can have rights and obligations identical to those of married couples.