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Child Support - Services
Child support is money a parent is court-ordered to pay to their childs other parent or caregiver for the support of the child. The support may be part of an interim, temporary, permanent, or modified court order in a:
A person can receive child support if all of the following apply:
Child support agencies do not help with:
Child support agencies and county attorneys do not represent either parent in child support court actions. Instead, they represent the best interests of the child according to the requirements of child support statutes and guidelines. In Minnesota, parents can also use an expedited process to resolve child support matters where they can represent themselves.
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