Child support is an important part of family law in Minnesota.
It’s one of the most important types of support offered to children, helping kids receive the care they need to grow into functional adults. Because of this, the legal system takes the enforcement of child support payments seriously.
In fact, child support is taken so seriously that failing to pay it can lead to federal prosecution. If you disagree with your mandated child support payments, it’s better to fight them in court than to simply not pay.How Minnesota Child Support Is Determined
Minnesota child support is awarded in order to help cover the costs of raising a child. It can come into play in two ways:
- When married