(a) After a deploying parent receives notice of deployment and until the deployment terminates, a court may issue an order granting custodial responsibility unless prohibited by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, United States Code, title 50, appendix sections 521 and 522. A court may not issue a permanent order granting custodial responsibility without the consent of the deploying parent.
(b) At any time after a deploying parent receives notice of deployment, either parent may file a motion regarding custodial responsibility of a child during deployment. The motion must be filed in a pending proceeding for custodial responsibility in a court with jurisdiction under section 518E.104 or, if there is no pending proceeding in a court with jurisdiction under section 518E.104, in a new action for granting custodial responsibility during deployment.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes