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CHILD CUSTODY

See also CHILD SUPPORT; DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE; FOSTER CARE; PARENTING TIME; TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

Affidavits

Information submitted to courts, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.209

Temporary custody order or modification of custody order, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.185

Agreements

Custody consent decrees, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.07

Relative custody assistance agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.85

Alternates (standby custodians)

Agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.07

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01

Designation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.04

Alternative dispute resolution

Civil Mediation Act, inapplicability, Minn. Statutes 2005 572.40

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 494.03

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Intervenors, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Mediation, see same under this topic

Answers, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.005

Appeals, child custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.314

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.14, 2005 518D.312

Best interests of the child

De facto and third party custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.03, 2005 257C.04

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Standby or temporary custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Certified copies, court records, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.112

Changes, MFIP applicants or participants, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.30

Child custody determinations

Binding and conclusive, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.106

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.003, 2005 518D.102

Dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.155

Effect of, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.106

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.303, 2005 518D.306

Enforcement under Hague Convention, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.302

Expedited enforcement of, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.308

Inconvenient forums, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.207

Indian tribes, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.104

Initial determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.102, 2005 518D.201

International application, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.105

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.155

Modifications, see same under this topic

Notice and opportunity to be heard, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.205

Recognition and enforcement of orders issued by other states, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.313

Registration of, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.305, 2005 518D.306

Temporary parenting time orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.304

Child custody proceedings

Adoption, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.103

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.314

Appearance and limited immunity, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.109

Appearance of parties and child, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.210

Calendar priority, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.107

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.102

Emergency medical care, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.103

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.103, 2005 518D.104

Indian tribes, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.104

Joinders, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.205

Proceedings governed by other law, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.103

Simultaneous proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.206, 2005 518D.307

Child support, see CHILD SUPPORT

Child, definitions

Dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.54

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.102

Children born out of wedlock, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.541

Children in emergency situations, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.035

Children under age 14

Surrender of parental rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.02

Co-custodians

Bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.09

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Consent

Custody consent decrees, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.07

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Standby or temporary custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.03 to 2005 257B.05

Witnesses, standby or temporary custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01

Contested custody, investigations and reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Conviction of crimes, effect on custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 631.52

Costs and disbursements (courts)

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.14, 2005 518D.312

Court awarded, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.14

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.112, 2005 518D.312

Guardians for minor children, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.165

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168

Investigations and reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct, parties assessed, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.208

Law enforcement officers, expenses and costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.317

Modification proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.18

Prosecutors, expenses and costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.317

Respondents, assessments against, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.317

Travel expenses, see same under this topic

County courts, lay judges, disqualification concerning, Minn. Statutes 2005 487.04

Court services department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167, 2005 518.176

Courts

Communication among courts and parties, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.110

Cooperation between, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.112

Duty to enforce, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.303

Information submitted to, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.209

Records, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.112

Records of communications, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.110

Criminals, seeking custody or parenting time

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.179

Cross-examination

Investigators, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Professional personnel, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.166

Custodial parents

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.04, 2005 171.055

Consent, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.04, 2005 171.05, 2005 171.055

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.003

Health and accident insurance, coordination of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2005 62A.046

Identity and identification, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.04

MFIP participants, eligibility, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.15

Rights, notification of deprivation, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.177, 2005 518.68

Student dismissals, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 121A.41

Custodial trustees, see under TRUSTEES

Custodial trusts, see under TRUSTS

Custodians

Alternates (standby custodians), Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Consent, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Crime victims, custodians of, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 611A.01

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 260B.007, 2005 260C.007, 2005 518.003

Designators, see same under this topic

Indian children, see under INDIANS

Notice received, custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Rights, notification of deprivation, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.177, 2005 518.68

Standby custodians, see same under this topic

Standby or temporary custodians, acting as custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Temporary custodians, see same under this topic

Custody decrees

Consent decrees, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.07

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.005

Out of state custody decrees, see Foreign states under this topic

Custody orders, see Orders under DISTRICT COURT

Custody proceedings, see Child custody proceedings under this topic

Data

Court services data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.84

Standby or temporary custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.10

De facto and third party custodians

Burden of proof, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.03

Child support, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.02

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.01

Definitions

De facto and third party custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.01

Dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.003, 2005 518.17, 2005 518.54

Juvenile Court Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 260B.007, 2005 260C.007

Minnesota family investment program, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.08

Standby custodian, designation, guardian, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.102, 2005 518D.110, 2005 518D.301

Delinquent children, see Juvenile offenders under this topic

Depositions, taking testimony in another state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.111

Deprivation of custodial or parental rights

Felony, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.68

Interference, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.26

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.177, 2005 518.68

Designation

Alternates (standby custodians), Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Standby custodians, see same under this topic

Temporary custodians, see same under this topic

Designators

Appearance, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Attending physicians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.06

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Consent, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.03 to 2005 257B.05

Death, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.04 to 2005 257B.06

Debilitation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.05, 2005 257B.06

Determination of debilitation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.05

Determination of incapacity, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.05

Drivers' licenses, indication procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.07, 2005 257B.04

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.03

Incapacity, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.06

Involvement with child, duties of co-custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Notice given, standby or temporary custodians, revocation of designation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.07

Parental rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.02, 2005 257B.04, 2005 257B.06

Petitions, see same under this topic

Restoration to capacity, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Who may designate, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.03

Determinations, see Child custody determinations under this topic

Disabled persons

Disputes, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.025

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Discovery, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Disputes

Evaluations, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.025

Resolution, see Alternative dispute resolution under this topic

Dissolution of marriage, see DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Domestic abuse

Disputes, evaluations, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.025

Effect on custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 518B.01

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Enforcement of law

Child custody determinations, registration, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.306

Courts, duty to enforce, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.303

Hague Convention, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.302

Evidence

Documentary evidence transmitted from another state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.111

False allegations of child abuse, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Reports of investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Unwritten designation of standby or temporary custodians, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.07

Expenses, see Costs and disbursements (courts) under this topic

Experts, investigations and reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Familial status, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.03

Fees, see Costs and disbursements (courts) under this topic

Findings, custody and support of children on judgment, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Foreign countries, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.105

Foreign states

Appearance of parties and child, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.210

Courts, see under FOREIGN STATES

Notice to persons outside state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.108

Registration of child custody determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.305, 2005 518D.306

Temporary parenting time orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.304

Forms

Standby or temporary custodians, designation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.04

Guardians ad litem, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156, 2005 518.165, 2005 518.167

Guardians

Consent, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Notice received, custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Hearings

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.03

Co-custodians, return of children, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168

Emergency hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.03

False reporting of child abuse, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.507

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.310

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Priority, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168

Public hearings, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168

Records, sealing, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168

Registration of child custody determinations, contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.305

Reports of investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Standard of proof, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.03

Standby or temporary custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168

Hennepin County, probation department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 383B.613

Homestead, see Residence under this topic

Initial determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.102, 2005 518D.201

Inmates, seeking custody or parenting time, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.179

Interference with

Deprivation of custodial or parental rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.26

Intervenors, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Interviews, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.166

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Joint custody

De facto and third party custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.04

Departure from spousal maintenance and child support, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Factors to consider, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

School districts, residence, Minn. Statutes 2005 127A.47

Joint legal custody

Factors to consider, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

MFIP participants, eligibility, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.15

Rebuttable presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

School districts, residence, Minn. Statutes 2005 127A.47

Joint physical custody

Factors to consider, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

MFIP participants, eligibility, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.15

Rebuttable presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

School district residence of child, Minn. Statutes 2005 127A.47

Judgments

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.005, 2005 518.17

Registration of child custody determinations, foreign judgments, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.305

Jurisdiction

Appearance and limited immunity, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.109

Custody determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.155

Custody proceedings, commencement of, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Declined by reason of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.208

Exclusive and continuing, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.202

Foreign states, see same under this topic

Inconvenient forums, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.207

Initial child custody determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.201

Modification of determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.202, 2005 518D.203

Modification of order, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.18

Notice to persons outside state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.108

Personal jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.109

Priority, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.107

Simultaneous proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.206

Standby or temporary custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Temporary emergency, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.204

Juvenile offenders

County home schools, Minn. Statutes 2005 260B.060

Juvenile court dispositions, see Dispositions under JUVENILE COURTS

Transfer of legal custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 260B.198

Law enforcement officers

Costs and expenses, assessments against respondents, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.317

Role of, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.316

Lawsuits

Children born out of wedlock, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.541

Conciliation courts, no jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 491A.01

De facto and third party custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.02

De facto and third party custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.03

Dependent children not receiving public assistance, child support, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.87

Recognition of parentage, basis, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.75

Standby or temporary custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.02

Legal custody

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 260B.007, 2005 260C.007, 2005 518.003

Joint legal custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.15, 2005 518.003, 2005 518.17

Transfer to Human Services Department, Minn. Statutes 2005 260C.201

Transfer to relatives, Minn. Statutes 2005 260C.201, 2005 260C.301

Local social services agencies, duties

Child custody transferred to, see LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCIES

Investigations and reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Mail and mailing

Investigation reports, district court, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Maintenance and support, see CHILD SUPPORT

Mediation

Alternative dispute resolution, see same under this topic

Civil Mediation Act, inapplicability, Minn. Statutes 2005 572.40

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Discovery exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Disputes, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.025

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.619

Intervenors, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Modifications

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.185

Custody orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.07

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.102

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.18

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.202, 2005 518D.203

Simultaneous proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.206

Standby or temporary custodians, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Motions

Commencement of proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Modification of custody order, Minn. Statutes 2005 257C.07, 2005 518.18

Noncustodial parents

Parenting time, replacing certain orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.183

Public school students, parents of, see under PARENTS

Nonresidents

Juvenile courts, return to state of residence, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 260B.105, 2005 260C.121

Notice to persons outside state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.108

Notice requirements

Adoption, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.03

Appearance of parties and child, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.210

Child custody determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.205

Child custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.68

Human Services Department, notice to, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.03

Parenting time proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Persons outside state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.108

Registration of child custody determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.305

Standby or temporary custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.04 to 2005 257B.07

Oaths, information submitted to courts, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.209

Orders

Custody orders, see Orders under DISTRICT COURT

Domestic abuse protection orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 518B.01

Juvenile offenders, transfer of legal custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 260B.198

Paternity lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Standby or temporary custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Parental or custodial rights, deprivation of

Felony, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.68

Interference, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.26

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.177, 2005 518.68

Parenting plans

Modifications, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.1705, 2005 518.175, 2005 518.18

Persons convicted of certain offenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.179

Plan elements, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.1705

Replacing certain orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.183

Temporary support and maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.131

Parents

Award as maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.55

Notice received, child custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Suspension of obligation, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.18

Parties to suits

Appearance before court, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.210

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17, 2005 518.185, 2005 518.68

Rights granted, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Testimony, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.111, 2005 595.02

Petitions

Children born out of wedlock, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.541

Commencement of proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Designated caregivers, approval as standby custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.005

Service of process, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.309

Standby or temporary custodians, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.04 to 2005 257B.06

Physical custody

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.003, 2005 518D.102

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.310

Joint physical custody, see same under this topic

Warrants, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.311

Pleadings

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.005

Information submitted to courts, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.209

Responsive pleadings filed by parent, guardian, or custodian, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.156

Presumptions

Rebuttable presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.17

Standby or temporary custodians, designation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Priorities and preferences, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168

Prisoners, seeking custody or parenting time, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.179

Proceedings, see Child custody proceedings under this topic

Prosecutors

Costs and expenses, assessments against respondents, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.317

Role of, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.315

Ramsey County

Community corrections programs, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 383A.404

Recognition of parentage, see under PATERNITY

Records and record keeping

Communication among courts and parties, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.110

Interviews with child, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.166

Preservation by courts, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.112

Sealing, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168, 2005 518D.209

Relative Custody Assistance Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.85

Reports about

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

MFIP applicants or participants, change of custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.30

Residence

MFIP participants, eligibility, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.15

Occupancy, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.63

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.175

School districts, Minn. Statutes 2005 127A.47

Temporary maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.62

Respondents

Costs and expenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.317

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.301

Reversals, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.175

Service of process

Hearings, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.309

Petitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.309

Simultaneous proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.206, 2005 518D.209, 2005 518D.307

Standard of proof, custody or parenting time when person convicted of certain offenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.179

Standby custodians

Alternates, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Appearance, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.04, 2005 257B.06, 2005 257B.07

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.06

Bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06, 2005 257B.09

Co-custodians, see same under this topic

Consent, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.03 to 2005 257B.05

Custodians, standby custodians acting as, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Designated caregiver agreements, transition, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.10

Designation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.03 to 2005 257B.08

Designators, see same under this topic

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Lawsuits, child support, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.02

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05, 2005 257B.07

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Petitions, see same under this topic

Triggering events, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Stay of proceedings

Inconvenient forum, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.207

Information submitted to courts, not furnished, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.209

Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.208

Simultaneous proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.206

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.175, 2005 518.176

Support, see CHILD SUPPORT

Temporary custodians

Alternates, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Appearance, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.04, 2005 257B.07

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.06

Bonds, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.09

Co-custodians, temporary custodians acting as, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Consent requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.03 to 2005 257B.05

Custodians, temporary custodians acting as, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.06

Designation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.03 to 2005 257B.05, 2005 257B.07, 2005 257B.10

Designators, see same under this topic

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Lawsuits, child support, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.02

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05, 2005 257B.07

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.05

Petitions, see same under this topic

Triggering events, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Temporary custody

Domestic abuse protection orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 518B.01

Temporary custodians, see same under this topic

Testimony

Child witnesses, testimony by closed-circuit television, Minn. Statutes 2005 595.02

Taking in another state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.111

Transfer of custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 260B.198, 2005 260B.331, 2005 260C.201

Travel expenses

Appearance of parties and children outside state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.210

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.112, 2005 518D.312

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.168

Triggering events, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.101 to 2005 518D.317

Uniform Custodial Trust Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 529.01 to 2005 529.19

Unreasonable restraint of a child, Minn. Statutes 2005 388.051, 2005 609.255, 2005 609.38

Violations and penalties

Parental or custodial rights, deprivation of, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.68

Visitation, see PARENTING TIME

Warrants

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.102

Taking physical custody of child, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.311

Witnesses

Child witnesses, testimony by closed-circuit television, Minn. Statutes 2005 595.02

Depositions, taking in another state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.111

Experts, investigations and reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.167

Standby or temporary custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 257B.01, 2005 257B.04

Taking testimony in another state, Minn. Statutes 2005 518D.111