Paternity

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Other Resources

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
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! The Minnesota Courts have forms and information about paternity.
Source: Minnesota Courts
Welcome! Signing and filing this Recognition of Parentage (ROP) form establishes a legal relationship between a father and child when the biological father is not married to the…
Source: Minnesota Department of Human Services

Helpful Websites

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
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.

Videos

Source: Education for Justice