Custody and Parenting Time

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Booklets

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
Laws can be different from state to state. This booklet covers Minnesota law. This booklet will help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a parent. Your child deserves the best you can offer, including the love, attention,…
Source: Education for Justice

Do-It-Yourself Forms

Welcome! This free program helps you create a Delegation of Parental Authority. The program works by asking you questions. It uses your answers to fill out your forms. You can…
Source: Education for Justice
Welcome! This free program helps you create the forms to ask the court for a Fee Waiver. These forms are also called an In Forma Pauperis, or IFP. The program works by asking you…
Source: Education for Justice

Helpful Websites

Court Forms for Child Custody or Parenting Time
Author: Minnesota Courts

Minnesota Courts forms for requesting or changing child custody or parenting time, and for responding to a motion for custody or parenting time. Review the site and form instructions to find the right form for your case. 

Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program
Author: U.S. Department of State

If you are worried about your child's other parent taking your child out of the country, you can sign up to find out if your child's other parent tries to get a passport for your child.

Q & A

Source: Senior Legal Line - Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota
Source: Senior Legal Line - Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota