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Paternity

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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! 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

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.