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HF 1964

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/11/2021 04:07pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 03/08/2021

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A bill for an act
relating to family law; amending factors in consideration for custody and parenting
time for unmarried parents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 257.025.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 257.025, is amended to read:


257.025 CUSTODY DISPUTES.

(a) In any custody or parenting time proceeding involving unmarried parents, the court
shall consider and evaluate all relevant factors in deleted text beginsectiondeleted text endnew text begin sectionsnew text end 518.17, subdivision 1,new text begin
and 518.175
new text end to determine the best interests of the child.

(b) The fact that the parents of the child are not or were never married to each other shall
not be determinative of the custody of the child.

(c) A person may seek custody of a child by filing a petition or motion pursuant to section
518.156.

(d) Section 518.619 applies to this section.