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PATERNITY

See also ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION; CHILD SUPPORT; CHILDREN; CHILDREN BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK

Acknowledgments, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55

Appeals, free transcripts, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.69

Blood tests

Additional tests, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.62

Admissible evidence, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.62

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.69, 2005 257.75

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55

Independent tests, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.62

Negative test results, nonexistence of father-child relationship, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.75

Positive test results, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.62

Pretrial recommendation, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.64

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.62

Test results, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.62

Bonus incentive program (establishment of paternity), Minn. Statutes 2005 256.979

Children, identity of alleged father, petitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.64

County courts

Concurrent jurisdiction over, Minn. Statutes 2005 487.19

Declaration of parentage, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.34

Desertion, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.31

Establishment of

Access to records, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.978

Bonus incentive program (establishment of paternity), Minn. Statutes 2005 256.979

General assistance medical care recipients, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.03

Healthy marriage and responsible fatherhood initiative, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.742, 2005 517.08

Leaving state to evade establishment, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.31

Medical assistance recipients, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.056

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.24

MinnesotaCare enrollees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 256L.04

Public assistance recipients or applicants, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.741

Public information and education programs, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.75

Evidence

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.63

Physician's testimony, data classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.63

Presumption, evidence required for rebuttal, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55

Refusal of witness, order to compel testimony, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.63

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.70

Genetic tests

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.69, 2005 257.75

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.62

Negative test results, nonexistence of father-child relationship, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.75

Presumption of paternity, statistical probability, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55

Pretrial recommendations, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.64

Hearings

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.70

Nonappearance of father, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.651

Judgments

Compromise agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.64

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Custody, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Default judgments, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.651

Enforcement, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.67

Entry of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Failure to obey, contempt of court, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.67

Foreign states, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.67

Modification or revocation, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.68

Parent and child relationship, determinative, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Parenting time, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Payee, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.67

Pregnancy and confinement, payment of expenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Unpaid child support, Minn. Statutes 2005 548.091

Variance with birth certificate, order for new certificate, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.66

Jurisdiction

County courts, concurrent jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 487.19

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.59

Ramsey County family court, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 484.64

Lawsuits

After birth, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57

Appeals, transcripts, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.69

Attorneys, rights to, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.69

Before birth, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57

Civil procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.65

Commencement following putative fathers' adoption registry notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 259.52

County attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.69, 2005 393.11

Evidence, rebuttal of presumption, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55

Existence of father-child relationship, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55, 2005 257.57

Joining with other suits, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.59

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.59, 2005 484.64, 2005 487.19

Minor signatories, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57

Nonexistence of father-child relationship, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55, 2005 257.57

Parties, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57, 2005 257.60

Presumption, rebuttal, evidence required, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55

Pretrial proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.61

Service of process, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57, 2005 543.20

Statutes of limitations, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.58

Testimony, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.63, 2005 257.65

Time, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57, 2005 257.75

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.59

Who may bring, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57

Leaving the state to evade establishment of, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.31

Orders

Alleged father, identity, confidentiality, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.64

Blood and genetic tests, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.75

Enforcement, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.67

Nonappearance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.651

Recognition of parentage, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.75

Parties to suits, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.69

Presumptions

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55

Multiple recognitions of parentage, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.75

Rebuttal, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55, 2005 257.57

Recognition of parentage, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55, 2005 257.75

Pretrial hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.64

Public information and education programs

Establishment of paternity, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.979

Putative fathers, see under PARENTS

Ramsey County, family court, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 484.64

Recognition of parentage

Children born out of wedlock, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.541

Data, access, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.225

Father's name, entering on birth certificate, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.215

Foreign states, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.67

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.979, 2005 257.75

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.75

Minor parents, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55, 2005 257.57

Presumption of paternity, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55, 2005 257.75

Recognition of another man as biological father, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.55

Replacement birth records, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.218

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.70

Statutes of limitations

Father and child relationship, Minn. Statutes 2005 257.57