How long do you pay child support in Minnesota?
When you are ordered to pay child support for your child or children, you generally are required to continue paying the support up until the time when your child reaches the age of 18. This is the time when your child legally becomes an adult.
How does child support work in MN?
Minnesota law uses a method of calculating child support called “Income Shares.” The law has Child Support Guidelines that use both parents’ gross income, the number of children, and the cost of raising a child at various income levels. See Minn. Stat. \xa7 518A.
Do I have a right to know who is around my child?
Each parent is entitled to know where the children are during visitations. They should also know if the children are left with other people such as babysitters or friends when the other parent is not there. Both parents should realize that visitation schedules may change as children age and their needs change.