Minnesota child custody modification with parents in different states

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Out of Sight But Not Out of Mind: Minnesota child custody modification with parents or children in different states  While you might generally be thrilled to have your ex living in a different state from you, this situation does bring up potential complications about which state’s courts will have jurisdiction to determine child custody issues relating to your children.  As we discussed in a previous post, many states, including Minnesota,   have enacted a law called the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) to help alleviate the potential for bureaucratic complications to custody issues when the parents and/or …

Asserting Your Rights As A Father

 Minnesota paternity adjudication and recognition of parentage With greater numbers of unmarried couples living together than in past generations, fathers may increasingly find themselves in the position of having a child but yet not being officially recognized as the child’s father.  If the father and mother’s relationship is subsequently broken off, this can have an impact on the father’s rights regarding the child; for instance, an unmarried father has no right to either custody of, or parenting time with, a child.  If your relationship with your child’s mother has ended and you are concerned about your custody rights, or even …