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257C.05 DE FACTO AND THIRD-PARTY CUSTODY ORDERS.

Subdivision 1.Custody order.

In a child custody proceeding under this chapter, the court must make any additional order it considers just and proper concerning:

(1) the legal custody of a minor child, whether sole or joint;

(2) the child's physical custody and residence;

(3) the quality and duration of parenting time and whether it is supervised or unsupervised;

(4) child support as determined under chapter 518A; and

(5) other matters reasonably affecting the best interests of the child.

Subd. 2.Attachments to custody order.

All de facto and interested third-party custody orders must include Form 3: Appendix A under the Appendix of Forms in the Family Court Procedure in General Rules of Practice. The court may also notify the parties of the availability and uses of mediation.