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Laws, Rules & Resources on Paternity

If you are representing yourself in a paternity, you are responsible for following the same laws and rules as an attorney. The following is a list of some of the laws and rules that deal with paternity in Minnesota. See also Laws, Rules & Legal Research.

Laws & Rules on Paternity

The following is a list of some of the laws and rules that pertain to paternity in Minnesota.

  MN Statutes, Ch. 257 Children; Custody; Legitimacy.
  MN Statutes § 257.75 Recognition of Parentage.
  MN Statutes § 518.17 Custody and support of children on judgment.
  MN Statutes § 518.155 Custody Determinations.
  MN Statutes § 518.156 Commencement of Custody Proceeding.
  MN Statutes, Ch. 518D Uniform Child Custody and Enforcement Act.
  MN Rules of Civil Procedure
  MN General Rules of Practice in the District Courts
Title I:  Rules Applicable to all Court Proceedings
Title II:  Rules Governing Civil Actions
Title IV:  Rules of Family Court Procedure

You can get more help with your legal research at law libraries in Minnesota. You should talk with a lawyer about how the laws and rules may affect your case.

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