Child Support

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This booklet provides basic information about how child support is set, collected and changed (“modified”).  It has information on Minnesota’s child support guidelines called “Income Shares.”Remember, this booklet is a guide and is…
Source: Education for Justice
This booklet helps you understand your rights and responsibilities as a parent in Minnesota. Every state has different laws on family law. This guide is for Minnesota only.Your child deserves the best you can offer, including the love,…
Source: Education for Justice

Do-It-Yourself Forms

Welcome! These Minnesota Court forms can help you modify an existing child support order. 
Source: Minnesota Courts
When you start a court case, or are already involved in a court case, you are generally required to give the other party (the other side) to the case copies of any papers you are…
Source: Minnesota Courts

Helpful Websites

Child Support Guidelines Calculator - Minnesota
Author: Minnesota Department of Human Services

The Minnesota Child Support Enforcement Division bases the Child Support Guidelines Calculator on the Minnesota Child support guidelines statute. The calculator is intended to be used to estimate the amount of child support that the court may order on a case. This calculator is for informational and educational use only and is not a substitute for the child support guidelines.

If you have any questions about the child support guidelines you should contact your child support agency or an attorney.

Find a Free Legal Kiosk - Get Help & Attend Remote Meetings or Hearings
Author: Reach Justice Minnesota

Legal kiosks are computers in community spaces across Minnesota. You can use the kiosks to apply for a free lawyer or find legal information and resources. Some of the kiosks let you do video meetings and remote court hearings. These kiosks have more privacy and are marked in blue. Use the map at the link to reserve a kiosk near you!

Go to the website: Reserve a Legal Kiosk


Source: Education for Justice