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Minnesota Child Support

Sources of Child Support Help and Information in Minnesota


Are you considering filing for child support in Minnesota? The following "Frequently Asked Questions" will help you learn more about the process as you prepare to request Minnesota child support:

How Do I Locate My Local Minnesota Child Support Agency?

Minnesota child support resources can be found both online and at your local child support enforcement agency.

How Can I File for Minnesota Child Support?

In Minnesota, you can apply for child support right from the Department of Human Services web site. The following steps will help you establish a child support order in Minnesota:
  1. Become familiar with Minnesota’s child support guidelines.

  2. File for child support at your county child support agency.

  3. You can also print an application for child support services from the web site and bring it in to the office with you.

  4. When filing for child support, provide a much detailed, accurate information as you can.

  5. Parents in Minnesota receive child support payments via direct deposit.

Where Can I Access Additional Minnesota Child Support Resources?

There are several federal and state resources which may be helpful to you, including:
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