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518.148 CERTIFICATION OF DISSOLUTION.
    Subdivision 1. Certificate of dissolution. An attorney or pro se party may prepare and
submit to the court a separate certificate of dissolution to be attached to the judgment and decree
at the time of granting the dissolution of marriage. Upon approval by the court and filing of the
certificate of dissolution with the court administrator, the court administrator shall provide to any
party upon request certified copies of the certificate of dissolution.
    Subd. 2. Required information. The certificate shall include the following information:
(1) the full caption and file number of the case and the title "Certificate of Dissolution";
(2) the names and any prior or other names of the parties to the dissolution;
(3) the names of any living minor or dependent children as identified in the judgment and
decree;
(4) that the marriage of the parties is dissolved;
(5) the date of the judgment and decree; and
(6) the Social Security number of the parties to the dissolution and the Social Security
number of any living minor or dependent children identified in the judgment and decree.
    Subd. 3. Certification. The certificate of dissolution shall be conclusive evidence of the
facts recited in the certificate.
History: 1991 c 161 s 3; 1997 c 203 art 6 s 37