Child Support

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This booklet provides basic information about how child support is set, collected and changed.  It has information on Minnesota’s child support guidelines called “Income Shares.” Remember, this booklet is a guide and is not meant to…
Source: Education for Justice
This guide has basic information about paternity, custody, child support, and parenting time for unmarried fathers in Minnesota.  Every state has different laws on family law. This guide is for Minnesota only.
Source: Central Minnesota Legal Services

Do-It-Yourself Forms

Welcome! This free program helps you create the forms to ask the court to change the amount of child support or spousal maintenance in Minnesota. These forms are called a Motion…
Source: Education for Justice

Helpful Websites

Tips for Representing Yourself in Court - Minnesota State Courts
Author: Minnesota Courts

Tips to help if you are representing yourself in court, or deciding whether or not to hire a lawyer.

Family Mediation: A How-To Guide
Author: Mediation Center

Guide explaining what family mediation is, how it works, when it is and is not appropriate, and how to find a mediator.