Getting divorced in MInnesota sucks.  There is no way around that, but here are a few resources that you might find helpful for you to understand the whole family law process in Minnesota.

Minnesota Family Law Resources

  • Minnesota Court Website : The Minnesota Court System website that provides a great deal of information, including forms, information about judges and how to file certain simple legal forms.
  • Minnesota Case Information (MNCIS):  Want to find out someone’s criminal record (for free)? This is the place.  You can also check on civil and family law cases.
  • MN Child Support Calculator: This is the official state calculator for child support in Minnesota, fantastic resource.
  • Parents Forever:  Ordered to take the Parenting class? this site tells you exactly what it is.
  • MN Supreme Court Guide on Parenting Time: I’ve no idea why the Minnesota Supreme Court decided to write  a 13 page booklet on how to help with children, but they did and here it is.
  • MN Family Court Rules: Here are the entire set of Minnesota Family Court Rules.
  • a great resource to help minimize future conflict during and after divorce and custody cases involving children.
  • SMRLS (often called Legal Aid) contact them if you are below the poverty line and do not have assets available to help pay for a private divorce lawyer.