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! 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

Paternity - Court Forms and Information
Author: Minnesota Courts

Forms and information related to Paternity

Go to the website: Paternity - Minnesota Courts
Recognition of Parentage (ROP) Form
Author: Minnesota Department of Human Services
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 child's mother.